Fall bounty

Fall bounty

While some people are readying pumpkin spice enemas and arranging decorative gourds on their dining room table, us woodsy folk are gearing up for what many consider to be the finest season of the year:  Fall. Streamer fishing, venison chili, woodcock, bonfires, goose...
Fly fishers guide to eating in June

Fly fishers guide to eating in June

Eating on the river poses a myriad of challenges and when you add the intense fishing of June, it only becomes more difficult.  You’re on the river well past the witching hour and you can’t exactly just fire up the grill in between spinners and hatchers...
Barbecue on the home waters

Barbecue on the home waters

Getting an extra two hours in a day to do anything, let alone fish, is a luxury that I often can’t afford.  Thankfully, the stillness left by the vortex of a holiday weekend gave me the perfect opportunity to steal some of these hours, do some fishing and spend...
Morels

Morels

The trout themed calendar hanging by our point of sale system says that spring began on March 20th.  Those of us that that have been anywhere near Michigan during that time know this is total bulls***. We’ve seen snow in May.  We’ve had icy puddles in...
(fisher)men and fire

(fisher)men and fire

I don’t know whether it’s the fire, the meat or the beer, all men think they are experts when they stand in front of a grill. I won’t use the word expert, but I’m confident in front of glowing coals, beer and meat.  I’ve probably cooked a metric ton of beef at this...