Top Midwest Trout Streams
Here are a few other cold-water rivers and streams perfect for Midwest fly-fishing.
Au Sable River, Grayling, Michigan
The "Holy Water" section of this river is a worldwide destination for fly fishers angling for brown trout. This also is the birthplace of Trout Unlimited.
Bois Brule River, Brule, Wisconsin
Presidents Eisenhower, Hoover, Coolidge and Cleveland fished here, enjoying the variety and numbers of trout.
French Creek, Dorchester, Iowa
Gurgling through brush and pastures, this stream is a trophy brown-trout fishery.
Lake Taneycomo, Branson, Missouri
Just below Table Rock Dam, this lake's frigid upper section flows like a river.
Two Hearted River, Newberry, Michigan
Venerated by Ernest Hemingway's Big Two-Hearted River, this wilderness river is recognized nationwide as a top-notch brook-trout fishery.
White Water River, Rochester, Minnesota
This stream remains ice-free yearround. Hardy fly fishers ply its runs beneath limestone bluffs in temperatures nearing zero degrees.