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 is for Fishing

At some point during today’s timeless afternoon, I caught myself looking for the next riser while reeling in the previous one.  And, okay, that’s fun.  But it’s only April.  And

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Blind fishing

Still some spots left in our Spring Dry Flies tying class this Saturday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Tie some flies, and then go fishing! How’s the fishing?  It’s not

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All sorts of good

How cool is it to have fish rising in a river surrounded by snow?  Pretty frickin’ cool!  Today the sun burst through the three weeks of funk and burned a

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I want to fish that river

That’s what Denny said the other day as he watched The River. Probably some sunny summer scene with rising trout and brown drakes in the air. Yeah, we all want

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Hendrickson Thorax Looper

Hendrickson Thorax Looper: Loop wing flies — both parachute and thorax style — have solved many a riddle the last two years.  They are easy to tie, and present a

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