Rigging & Fly Fishing Knots

 How to set up for fishing Michigan rivers

Michigan Indy Rig

 

  • Great for sight fishing shallow water
  • Fish shallow water
  • Flies get natural drift
  • Strike indicator (bobber) for detecting strike
  • Casting skills required

  • Great for LONG drifts in big runs
  • Best way to fish 4-10′ depths, where river bottom is uneven or with significant structure
  • Flies get natural drift
  • Strike indicator (bobber) for detecting strike
  • Requires casting skills

  • Great way to fish fast, deep water
  • Best way to fish deep, swift runs like on the Muskegon and Manistee river
  • Flies stay in strike zone longer than other techniques
  • EASY to learn & little/no experience necessary

  • Great for covering water & swinging  flies
  • Fantastic hit !
  • Fish stronger tippet/line
  • Some casting skills needed