Fishing Report

Keep on the sunny side

Keep on the sunny side

Heat wave!   This winter has been a little wimpy, but that doesn't mean that the angler's heart doesn't jump at the idea of five days in a row over 40 degrees.  The first black stones of the year.   The chases of brown trout through copper water.  The hidden pull of a...

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A long winter day

A long winter day

After a long couple of weeks I decided to go full-hooky on Tuesday...well, after spinning out some pre-dawn drakes and some emails.  First it was ice fishing with Jordan, and then a float with Matt.  I had to be at the elementary school by 6 pm for a science fair with...

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we gotta pollute the river

we gotta pollute the river

So we heard from the judge in the case over the Grayling Fish Hatchery permit.  The judge rendered a Proposal for a Decision.  The actual decision comes from DEQ director Heidi Grether.  The judge provides a recommendation, of sorts.  In this case, he did note a few...

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January Thaw (Part 2)

January Thaw (Part 2)

Well it looks like it's over, but what a thaw it was.  We lost literally tons of snow.  The rivers stained up a bit (not much), the South Branch came up quite a bit (the gage is down but it is definitely high).  Anglers were able to hit all three branches, the lower...

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