The great migration

The great migration

On Tuesday Matt and I snuck out for an afternoon float. The time was too short for the stretch that we did.  It was a great float, though what I remember aren’t the fish that we caught and the many that we moved but the hundreds of trout, large and small, that were...
Cast and blast, and cast and cast

Cast and blast, and cast and cast

The trout fishing on the Au Sable has been tough.  Low, clear water and high, clear skies, spooky trout, and days that shorten perceptibly, one after another.  We’ve resorted to small streamers, droppers, and attractor dries.  I think that when the weather...
The quiet river

The quiet river

If July and August are the second season, then this is the quiet season.  You drink coffee in the morning, 6 am and it’s still dark, moon flickering between clouds carried by the new fall winds.  Summer regains its footing by noon.  4 pm and the olives are...
Ants, and river cleanup

Ants, and river cleanup

 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!   —————————————————- Cleanup Clam Bake, September 9, 6 pm: All you...
Ants, and river cleanup

Ants, and river cleanup

 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!   —————————————————- Cleanup Clam Bake, September 9, 6 pm: All you...