Wellston a small community in northern Michigan unbridled in fishing. The Pine, Big & Little Manistee Rivers, the Backwaters of Tippy Dam, Bear Creek, Betsie and the Pere Marquette, along with numerous small lakes and streams supply a remarkable mixture of fishing. The Big Manistee River is one of the "Top 10" rivers to fish in our great nation, making Wellston the spot for fishermen of all levels of experience.
This region is also known as the Steelhead and Salmon capital of the Great Lakes. Other species include: brown and rainbow trout, walleye, pike, large and small mouth bass, perch, crappie and bluegill. If you enjoy fishing Lake Michigan, Wellston is where you can enjoy fresh air and solitude, while being minutes from the big lake.