Previous Fishing Reports

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The Return of Henry

On February 23, 2021, I caught a giant trout from the Fence Run in front of the lodge.  This, I figured, was Henry.  Now there have been a lot of

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The Longest Fall

And, finally, there was snow.  Not much of it, and wet like November snow.  As one fellow said in the shop this past week, this is the longest fall I

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  It has been dreary.  What snow we have left is raising as fog, which after weeks of it, can quickly turn into a fugue.  This means that there has

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Dry January

Okay, it’s not dry at all really, just snow-less.  A week ago I was digging our front porch out of a thigh-deep drift and now we’re bare ground, for the

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Put a bow on it

I guess some trout anglers end their season better than others!  Jenson and Jordan found a mega Au Sable rainbow on a trip last week.  I don’t have all the

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Watching a winter storm

Well, that’s what my weather app says we’re doing.  It doesn’t look like much to me, storm-wise, though any storm that hovers between rain, ice and snow bears, well, watching

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Good Weather

Like March, December can present itself as yet another month of winter, or as something else entirely.  This past week, December 2022 has been something else entirely.  Yeah, it has

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Deer woods

It’s a snowy gun hunting season for deer in Michigan.  After the first two days of the rifle season the number of hunters thins appreciably and you only remember that

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Messing around

As you can see, there are a lot of fish spawning right now on the Au Sable, so much so that it kind of messed up our float today.  The

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