Next year

Next year

12/30/2015  I don’t think of the new year beginning until winter has ended.  This winter has just begun.  On Tuesday, we received nearly a foot of snow (I’m told that the cities to our north received significantly more).    People are skiing.  Snowmobiles...
All I want for…

All I want for…

12/23/15  What I’ve learned from full-time Northern Lower living is that some winters are for fishing, some are for skiing, and some are for surviving.  This isn’t some Alaskan off-the-grid family reality show.  I mean, it’s 10 minutes for a Spike...
Casting

Casting

12/16/15  That’s what winter streamer fishing is.  Casting.  Lots and lots of casting.  In the big water from a boat, it’s long casts fired toward, but not necessarily at, the banks.  In the little water, it’s pinpoint casting at the cover, the...
Chasing trout

Chasing trout

12/02/15  It’s looking like a fine weekend to be on the Au Sable.  The water should stain up once again with the mixed precipitation we’re currently receiving.  This is not always a good thing in the winter.  But it is a good thing when the air...