Teaching the Art of Angling

Mangled Fly is Northern Michigans premier fly fishing guide service. Jon Ray, Ed McCoy and Jeff Topp have a combined 56 years of local guiding experience specializing in Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Steelhead, Smallmouth Bass, Pike, and Muskie.

Northern Michigan Guide Service

Mangled Fly is centrally located in the heart of the “Century Circle,” a coveted fishing destination for Trout and Steelhead encompassing more than 100 miles of Northern Michigan. All Mangled Fly guides are licensed and insured United States Coast Guard Captains and permitted to fish all waters in the State of Michigan including, but not limited to the Boardman, Betsie, Manistee, Little Manistee, Pine, Pere Marquette, and Au Sable Rivers.

Contact Us to book your Northern Michigan Fishing Adventure. 231-631-5701

Recent Blogs

Chestnut Lamprey

Chestnut Lamprey

Chestnut Lamprey The Chestnut Lamprey, Ichthyomyzon castaneus, is a Native Species commonly found in Lakes and Rivers throughout the Great Lakes region. They are considered to be an indicator species and their presence in a body of water has been closely associated with healthy clean water. There is, however, one negative component to their presence […]

Manistee River Steelhead Report

Manistee River Steelhead Report

Steelhead fishing report for the Manistee River below Tippy Dam. Spring Steelhead fishing is underway. Mangled FLY guide trips and Coronavirus update.