Previous Fishing Reports

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Goodbye Fish Farm, Hello Trout

The Grayling Fish Farm is no more.  It’s been a long battle, from small-time meetings to town halls to the state capitol to national news.  It inspired legislation, caused numerous

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Changing colors

Fall is in the air.  The cottonwoods are dropping leaves in the lodge parking lot, the trout are chasing streamers, the fall olives are hatching, and the rivers are empty. 

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Beautiful heat, beautiful cool

As humans, I don’t think there can be better weather.  The cold nights have stained the highland maples, turned a few ferns, and left the dawn heavy with fog.  The

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Even a parched earth couldn’t help but spit some of this water back into the rivers.  Yes, we have water.  Enough to fill the log jams, float some boats, hide

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