Our lodge is located on the banks of the mainstream of the Au Sable River near Grayling, Michigan. We are surrounded by wadeable, accessible, wild-trout streams.
Offering a fully stocked fly shop, noted restaurant, riverside lodging, and a team of professional guides, we are passionate about your experience.
Latest Fishing Report
This is the bug soup season: Multiple hatches that can epitomize the best parts of fly-fishing. The angler must play by the rules of the trout. Sometimes all the trout are eating the same thing, which makes for easy fishing if you can figure that one thing out. More commonly, the trout are eating different things. The riffle fish popping caddis.
Current Stream Flows
Twice a year we produce a good ‘ol fashioned printed fishing catalog. Filled with stories, as well as our reviews of the latest and greatest gear.
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