Tag Archives: Manistee River

Captain, fishing guide provides lifelong learning experiences

By Howard Meyerson MANISTEE, MI -Wayne Andersen was attempting to lead a hooked steelhead when Captain Chuck Scribner offered him some gentle pointers. Andersen had cast to a visible current on the Manistee River and the fish quickly hit his salmon‑colored … Continue reading

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Beautiful fall paddling still requires taking precautions

By Howard Meyerson Fall is a great time to go canoeing; the bugs are gone, and the colors are out. It also is a time for sensible precautions. Fall temperatures often are cold, and that can be a hazard, even … Continue reading

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New Tippy Dam installation to cool river waters for trout

By Howard Meyerson July 2012 was a hot month for fishing on Lower Peninsula rivers, but state fish managers and Consumers Energy officials say a new upwelling system behind Tippy Dam should help cool downstream Manistee River waters and perhaps … Continue reading

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