Schmidt Outfitters

Schmidt Outfitters

Schmidt Outfitters is a fly fishing outfitter established in 1976 in Wellston, Michigan. We provide destination guide services on some of Michigan's most famous trout, steelhead, and salmon waters like the Manistee, Pere Marquette, Little Manistee, Bear Creek, and Pine River. With lodging, professional fly fishing guides, a fully stocked fly shop, fly fishing schools, casting pond, and a conference center, it’s no wonder that anglers from around the world visit our waters and enjoy our services. Schmidt Outfitters has resort lodging facilities for guests, classes, and the public in Wellston, Michigan. Wellston is a short drive from the city of Manistee, and located in the middle of some of the best Michigan rivers for fly anglers. All who stay with us become instant return guests. We've spared no energies in creating and maintaining comfortable, impeccably presented lodging to match your northern Michigan outdoor experience. All of our lodges are non-smoking, no pet facilities. Six of our rooms have two queen-sized beds, a kitchenette (which includes a microwave oven, coffeemaker, dinnerware for four, full size refrigerator, dining table and four chairs, a Weber gas grill on the deck). We also have a full-size house that is perfect for family vacations or corporate outings. It features two bathrooms, three bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, and view of our casting pond. Daily housekeeping is included for all of our lodge units.

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Contact Information


918 Seaman Road

Wellston, MI 49689

Driving Directions

Reservations: (231) 848-4191

Phone: (231) 848-4191



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