River and Stream Fishing

The forest adheres to State licensing regulations, including size and quantity limits.

The following sites charge a recreation or concession day use fee:

Parent Location Recreation Site
Au Sable River - 4001 Canoe Landing to Lake Huron Au Sable Vista
Sawmill Point
Thompsons Landing
Whirlpool Angler Access
Au Sable National Scenic River Au Sable Loop
4001 Canoe Landing
Little Manistee River Driftwood Valley
Manistee River Bear Creek Access
Blacksmith Bayou
High Bridge
Rainbow Bend
Sawdust Hole
Udell Rollways
Pere Marquette River Bowman Bridge
Green Cottage
Indian Bridge
Maple Leaf
Rainbow Rapids
Upper Branch Bridge
Pine River, Scenic Dobson Bridge
Elm Flats
Low Bridge
Peterson Bridge North
Peterson Bridge South
White River Pines Point

Look for this sign when you enter the site: Recreation Fee Symbol - Sign at Recreation Sites

Passes can be paid for at the site by using a fee envelope, located near the bulletin board or can be purchased from a Forest Serice Office or vendor.  For more information on which passes are available and which pass will best suit your needs during your visit,  visit the Passes and Permits section of the website.

River and Stream Fishing Areas

  • Au Sable River
  • Au Sable National Scenic River
  • 4001 Canoe Landing
  • Au Sable Loop Campground and Day Use Area
  • Buttercup Campground
  • Davis Rest Stop
  • Gabions Campground and Day Use
  • Meadow Springs Campground
  • River Dune Campground
  • Au Sable River - Alcona Dam to Lake Huron
  • Au Sable Area
  • Cooke Area
  • Pine Acres Boat Launch
  • Thompson's Landing River Access
  • Whirlpool Angler Access
  • Rollways Campground and Day Use Area
  • Little Manistee River, National Scenic Study River
  • Bear Track Campground
  • Little Muskegon River
  • Minnie Pond Campground
  • Manistee River
  • Bear Creek Scenic River
  • Manistee National Recreation River
  • Bear Creek River Access Site
  • Blacksmith Bayou Access Site
  • Government Landing
  • High Bridge Access Site
  • Rainbow Bend Access Site
  • Red Bridge River Access Site
  • Sawdust Hole River Access
  • Suicide Bend Fishing Site
  • Tunk Hole River Access Site
  • Manistee River Area
  • Manistee River Trail
  • Pere Marquette River
  • Pere Marquette National Scenic River
  • 72nd St. Angler Trail and Fishing Access
  • Bowman Bridge Campground and River Access
  • Claybanks Campground
  • Elk Canoe Campground
  • Gleason's Landing Campground and River Access
  • Green Cottage
  • Indian Bridge
  • Jorgenson Angler Trail and Fishing Access Site
  • Log Mark Rest Stop Canoe and Fishing Landing
  • Lower Branch Bridge Trail and Fishing Access
  • Maple Leaf Angler Trail and Fishing Access Site
  • Rainbow Rapids
  • Rosebush Bend Angler Trail and Fishing Access
  • Sulak Campground
  • Upper Branch Bridge Landing
  • Whelan Lake Area
  • Pine National Scenic River
  • Dobson Bridge River Access
  • Elm Flats Canoe Landing
  • Low Bridge Canoe Landing
  • Peterson Bridge North Day Use and Boat Launch Area
  • Peterson Bridge South Campground
  • South Branch Pine River
  • South Branch Au Sable Area
  • White River
  • Diamond Point
  • Pines Point
  • Podunk River Access
  • Sischo Bayou
  • St. Hubert Angler Parking
  • White River Area

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities