Previous Fishing Reports

This page contains all Gates Au Sable Lodge fishing reports going back to 2015. Just keep scrolling and more reports will load!

Opening Day 2015

We experienced some fantastic snow showers today from the warm confines of the fly shop. The boys from Escanaba stoked the fire and played cribbage and watched baseball.   Us shop

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Just go fishing.

At least once a season I’m reminded that there’s something to just going fishing. I’m not talking about the pleasures of being out there (great though they are), but instead

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Springtime on the river.

A slow and steady spring.

We sure have been enjoying a nice, steady spring. Slow and steady. Slow… Ah, it’s actually been a pretty good one. The rivers are low and clear and in great

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Scenic shot of the Manistee River.

A Rising Fish

So…saw a fish rise today, and not a small one. It rose three times while I strung up the dry fly rod and then quit rising. That’s the nature of

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