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Northern Michigan River Fishing Trips

Fish With Jim Outfitters offers quality river fishing trips in Northwest Lower Michigan. We offer trips on the Jordan, Upper Manistee, and Sturgeon rivers for Salmon, Steelhead, Brown Trout, and Walleye.




13' Smith Fly or 17' Polar Kraft

River Fishing Trips

$550 - 2 Fisherman for 7 Hours


Jordan River Float Trips

April - May 15, September, November-December

Come float the beautiful Jordan River with Fish With Jim Outfitters out of our 13' Smithfly raft. We provide full-day options for float fishing and conventional fishing from Graves Crossing to Lake Charlevoix. You can catch Salmon, Steelhead, and Brown Trout. 


Upper Manistee River Jet Sled Trip

April - May 15

Come fish the Upper Manistee River with Fish With Jim Outfitters out of our 17’ Polar Kraft Jet Sled. We offer full day options from Sharron Bridge to 131 using conventional tackle for Brown Trout, Walleye and Pike. 


Sturgeon River Float Trips

April - May 15

Come float the Sturgeon River with Fish With Jim Outfitters out of our 13' Smithfly raft. We offer full-day fishing options for Steelhead and Brown Trout from Wolverine to Burt Lake. We use both float fishing and conventional fishing methods.


River Mouth Salmon Fishing


Come fish the area's river mouths with our 17’ Polarkraft Jet Sled for King Salmon. Get a shot at the hardest-fighting fish in the great lakes before they run the river. We target these staging fish by casting plugs, jigging and float fishing techniques.

Trip Details

License: Purchase a Michigan Fishing License for $10 daily. Click Here

What to Bring: Please bring food and drinks for a more enjoyable trip. We fish in a variety of conditions, so please dress in layers.

Gratuity: Please remember your guide with a generous tip. A normal tip is 15% of the total value of your trip.

Places To Stay: There are many quality places to stay in the area. Please contact us, and we can assist you in finding a place to stay.

Terms of Service

Booking - Check the availability of a date by calling 248-252-1277 or fill our the form to below.  We will be in touch with you within 48 hours to arrange your date.


Deposit - Make a deposit of $150 per day by Credit Card (by phone) or by Check. Deposits are nonrefundable but, can be carried to a new date if the circumstances are within our cancellation policy.


Meeting Place - Fish With Jim Outfitters will contact you prior to your trip to discuss weather, lake & stream conditions and a meeting place.


Cancellations - If you must cancel your trip with Fish With Jim Outfitters, a 3 week notice is required.  Trips purchased from an outside vendor may be canceled but, a $75 re-booking fee will apply when choosing a new date.


Weather - Fish With Jim Outfitters will inform if your scheduled date needs to be rescheduled due to weather.

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