Match the Hatch
The above is a perfect guide for matching the hatch in the U.P. These charts create a baseline or starting point for the Entomology of Upper Michigan's bugs that the fish are after.
Anadromous Fish Schedule
Steelhead: September - April
Fall Peak: Late October - Mid September
Spring Peak: Mid March - April
Typically peaking in early to mid April to about the first week in May.
Chinook "King" Salmon
Late August - through October
Typically peaking mid September - mid October
Lake Run Brown Trout
September - December
Peaking late October - through November