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 or call 231-631-5701.

Drone image of the Big Manistee River

Birds Eye View Fall Steelhead

Taking a look from above down on the Big Manistee River  while…
cold weather fishing gear

Cold Weather Fishing Gear

How to stay warm on your next fall or winter steelhead trip. Here is a list of the must have items to keep you warm and dry.
smallmouth bass

Late Summer or Early Fall Smallmouth

Smallmouth fishing in Late Sumer or Early Fall can be one of…
Manistee River Tree Drop Update

Upper Manistee River Tree Drop Update

Yellow Trees Manistee River Update I recently had the opportunity…
Didymo on the Upper Manistee

Didymo on the Upper Manistee

Didymo Didymo on the Upper Manistee continues to be a problem…

New Fly Patterns for 2023 

As many of you already know, in 2019 I began selling my signature…