Previous Fishing Reports

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I’d been dying to get out for a proper fish and yesterday Sheets and I did.  We were hoping for wind and rain, for afternoon BWOs, for rising brook trout,

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Fall starts…now

Tomorrow, Thursday morning, I’m going to wake up and it’ll be fall.  High of 54.  Northwest winds.  Fish hopefully chasing streamers and a trickle of olives in the afternoons.  Sweet.

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Ready, Set, Clean

Every year, anglers from all over come to clean the Au Sable.  This decades-long tradition is a reminder that the Au Sable has been a heavily used river for more

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I’ve spent the past week fly fishing in the dark.  For me, it’s the last full week of night fishing of the season.  This year, the dark of the moon

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Good Sleeping Weather

If August serves to excite one for fall, then mission accomplished.  The turning of the riverside maples has begun.  The white flies below Mio are hatching sporadically (though big snowstorms

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A Day on the North

After a pretty good slug of rain, it was time to go fishing.  I’d arranged for an afternoon float with a friend (one of those little trades you do in

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Don’t Let Them Run

Two New Events:  Okay, it took us awhile to figure out our summer calendar, but now we got something!  It’s not the Midnight Derby, it’s… 24 Hours, Aug 13-14: This scavenger

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Summer Creekin’

We’ve got two upcoming events.  24 Hours, which is the replacement event to the Midnight Derby, and the Kids Free Fly Fishing Day, both on August 13.  Information below the

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