Openers

Openers

I broke off the first trout rising trout…I swear I do this every year.  I know I do this every year.  I told myself not to snap the wrist.  Feel for the resistance.  The hook is set into the jaw…set, not snag.  I didn’t break the wrist.  It felt like...
Food by the river…

Food by the river…

We’re open!  Breakfast, lunch and dinner, all seven days, from now until the snow flies.  Revisit old favorites and get ready to make some new ones: exciting fresh menu changes will be here in early May.  Hugely expanded wine and cocktail list.  Only good beers...
Out like a lamb

Out like a lamb

The forecast shines from tomorrow until the first days of May like a lighthouse on the shore of trout season.  The first mayflies of the year are now hatching on the Holy Waters and Manistee.  The rivers are their spring-red color.  The remaining snow is piled on the...
Unsettled

Unsettled

Please note: the restaurant is closed this weekend.  It will reopen, and stay open, for the rest of the season beginning at 5 pm on Friday, April 19th.   The next forty-eight hours are to include snow, rain and highs in the 50s with winter weather advisories and even...
Good April days…

Good April days…

It was about as fine a week of trout fishing as one could hope for in early April short of having dry fly fishing.  The trout were out and about, the rivers were and are running relatively clearish (in the upper reaches) considering all the reasons they...