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Old September 14th, 2013, 07:20 AM   #1
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Default Salmon Fishing ....Need some advice

A group of us guys decided to do our first salmon fishing trip this September 27th thru the 29th. We are thinking about fishing the White River, or even the Manistee, but are open to suggestions. What we would really like, is to camp close to the river so we can just walk down and fish without having to drive. I heard the Tippy Dam is good, but crazy busy. My question to the gl4x4 community is this: Could you recommend any campgrounds that are on a river that would have a good Salmon run? Not looking for your secret honey holes ( unless you want to PM me them )
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Old September 14th, 2013, 08:17 AM   #2
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A group of us guys decided to do our first salmon fishing trip this September 27th thru the 29th. We are thinking about fishing the White River, or even the Manistee, but are open to suggestions. What we would really like, is to camp close to the river so we can just walk down and fish without having to drive. I heard the Tippy Dam is good, but crazy busy. My question to the gl4x4 community is this: Could you recommend any campgrounds that are on a river that would have a good Salmon run? Not looking for your secret honey holes ( unless you want to PM me them )
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Sounds fun. I've been wanting to do a salmon charter for a while. I love salmon.
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Old September 15th, 2013, 03:43 PM   #3
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Tippy dam is very nice and can be busy but there is plenty of river to share. We will actually be up there the 4-6. The camp ground is a good setup and I have always been able to get a site when I show up but that may just be luck.
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Old September 20th, 2013, 10:43 PM   #4
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Tippy dam is very nice and can be busy but there is plenty of river to share. We will actually be up there the 4-6. The camp ground is a good setup and I have always been able to get a site when I show up but that may just be luck.
Tippy is nuts. Way too many ppl. Trash everywhere. We got up to the north west today at 5 went 2-9 and I shattered my 3week old okumah rod fighting a hog
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Old September 21st, 2013, 08:30 PM   #5
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White river i full of salmon. Pines point is a rustic campground dont no when they close. Its a nice spot on the river. Muskegon river has them coming up throw good to.
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Old September 21st, 2013, 08:34 PM   #6
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White river i full of salmon. Pines point is a rustic campground dont no when they close. Its a nice spot on the river. Muskegon river has them coming up throw good to.
Yup, guy I talk to every day said they were all stacked on the delta ready to shoot upstream. (Muskegon River)

My old boss usually floated down from Tippy hitting holes with HotNTot's on the PM.

I don't salmon fish... well, I only do on the big lake when my buddy remembers to invite me
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Old September 21st, 2013, 09:34 PM   #7
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garden river just outside the soo is fantastic for pinks
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White river i full of salmon. Pines point is a rustic campground dont no when they close. Its a nice spot on the river. Muskegon river has them coming up throw good to.
This is where we decided to go. (Pines Point) Will report back next week

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Just got home. Fished friday 4-10 sat 8-8 today 12-4 got 21
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Old September 24th, 2013, 01:34 PM   #10
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Just got home. Fished friday 4-10 sat 8-8 today 12-4 got 21
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