Previous Fishing Reports

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The Tamaracks

The last tree to change is the tamarack.  It turns golden-yellow before dropping its needles into the river.  Then the river is golden-yellow and that’s when you know that winter

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Leaves on the ground

It’s been a quick fall.  The river I see now is the river we’ll see in November.  Subtract the yellowing tamaracks, and it’ll be the river we see all winter! 

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The Big Lonely

The woods are crowded with hunters, and certain rivers with salmon and steelhead anglers, and that leaves the Au Sable — so busy in the summer — as an unexpected place

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Off and On

The other day I craved some nymph fishing.  I know it’s not glamorous, or particularly exciting, but sometimes it’s fun to just pick apart a pool with a couple of

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Cast and Blast

Sleet, rain, sun, and colorful leaves in the wind: what a week.  The conditions have varied rapidly — often changing back and forth and back again — in the time

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