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Mitchell State Park - April 15-16, Steelhead Clinic

Man fishing for steelhead, holding rod in river with snowy bank

Mitchell State Park - April 15-16, Steelhead Clinic

2023-04-15T14:00:00Z 2023-04-16T16:00:00Z Mitchell State Park - April 15-16, Steelhead Clinic

The Outdoor Skills Academy pro-staff will present various strategies and techniques for chasing Michigan’s “chrome torpedoes.” Feel free to bring your own gear, if possible, or if you’re new to steelheading, some equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The classroom portion of the clinic will be at the Hunting and Fishing Center, then Sunday morning we will hit the water and show you how to fish and what to look for on the beautiful Manistee River. The Sunday session will be broken in half into an 8-10 a.m. session and a 10 a.m.-noon session. Session times will be assigned Saturday.

Cost for this class is $30, which includes lunch on Saturday.

In addition, onX maps now offers a discount for each Outdoor Skills Academy student, and if you decide to keep the app after your free trial, onX will donate a portion of the proceeds to conservation education. A promotional code will be sent via email prior to the class.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or ShawE@Michigan.gov.

Please note cancellation policy:

  • Cancellations made any time after processing this reservation until the close of business two weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. If you cancel after the two-week deadline, no refund will be issued. Students are entitled to any of the materials purchased for the class after the two-week deadline, except materials that have a shelf life.
  • To receive a refund, you must email ShawE@Michigan.gov with the following in the subject line: "Refund [class name]." A phone call or voice message will not be considered notification. You must email ShawE@Michigan.gov.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.

6087 East M-115,

Cadillac, Michigan, 49601

Event Date

Start: April 15, 2023 10:00 AM

End: April 16, 2023 12:00 PM

Contact Information
Ed Shaw

Park Interpreter, Mitchell State Park

The Outdoor Skills Academy pro-staff will present various strategies and techniques for chasing Michigan’s “chrome torpedoes.” Feel free to bring your own gear, if possible, or if you’re new to steelheading, some equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The classroom portion of the clinic will be at the Hunting and Fishing Center, then Sunday morning we will hit the water and show you how to fish and what to look for on the beautiful Manistee River. The Sunday session will be broken in half into an 8-10 a.m. session and a 10 a.m.-noon session. Session times will be assigned Saturday.

Cost for this class is $30, which includes lunch on Saturday.

In addition, onX maps now offers a discount for each Outdoor Skills Academy student, and if you decide to keep the app after your free trial, onX will donate a portion of the proceeds to conservation education. A promotional code will be sent via email prior to the class.

To register for this class, go to Michigan.gov/DNRLicenses and click on the "Purchase a license" button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or ShawE@Michigan.gov.

Please note cancellation policy:

  • Cancellations made any time after processing this reservation until the close of business two weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. If you cancel after the two-week deadline, no refund will be issued. Students are entitled to any of the materials purchased for the class after the two-week deadline, except materials that have a shelf life.
  • To receive a refund, you must email ShawE@Michigan.gov with the following in the subject line: "Refund [class name]." A phone call or voice message will not be considered notification. You must email ShawE@Michigan.gov.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.