Previous Fishing Reports

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Brown Bugs

Every year just before drakes I get to write about this great week of fishing.  Marred this year by high water and inconsistent weather, the typical week of brown bugs

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The trees are just leafing out, the hendricksons are still trickling off, the first good caddis hatches are filling the afternoon, the morel hunters are scratching their heads, and the

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It was a rainy day in May…

I tried to write this report yesterday but the forecast has changed three times since then, and it’ll probably change three more times, so I’m just going to rewrite it. 

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Good times

The fishing picked up on Sunday and continued to improve right through a blustery today (Wednesday).  The hendricksons, mahoganies and black caddis are now hatching throughout both the Au Sable

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Gray skies are gonna…

This past week was rotten.  The one bright spot, Sunday, there were tons of bugs.  The best ones.  Hendricksons.  They hatched from the riffles.  The cripples piled into the backwaters. 

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