Conditions

Conditions

It’s time to sign up for the Anglers of the Au Sable’s River Cleanup, Saturday, Sept 10.  We clean both the upper and lower rivers.  Please email [email protected] or call 989 348 8462 to sign up!   No time of the year is more condition-dependent, I...
Calf Comparadun, Blue Wing Olive

Calf Comparadun, Blue Wing Olive

Years ago, this fly was a staple at Gates Lodge.  We’re going to bring it back in 2017.  To the commercial tyer, this fly is a pain in the butt. Calf body hair hardly compresses.  The result, when setting the wing, is an unsightly bump in the middle of the fly....
Days well spent

Days well spent

07/14/16  I had a week — five straight days, at least — of being on the water for part or all of the day.  It was awesome, if hot.  You can’t beat a summer float down a river.  I spent most of the time in the back of the boat, guiding friends, or...
Summer Fun

Summer Fun

Upcoming Eating Events: Middle Eastern in the Middle West: July 16, 11 am – 7 pm: Fine summer fare! Trout Fest: July 30, 11 am – 7 pm: An old fashioned trout picnic! Please make reservations for dinner.  Breakfast and lunch are first come, first served....