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R.L. Winston & Bauer Reels Demo Day

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R.L. Winston has a stellar line-up right now, the best in years, pair that up with a Bauer Reel and you’ve got yourself a killer combination. The throwback Pure, the delightful Air 2, the streamer-winging salt-enduring Air 2 Max. We will have package deals, giveaways, and a whole bunch of rods for you to test cast. If you have Winstons on your mind, well, June 15th is the day to satisfy that urge. Peter Gadd from Winston will be here to help you along the path of the green stick.  We’ll have combo deals and giveaways.  Stop by and see us.

Previous Fishing Reports

Scorcher (and the reprieve)

It has been terrifically hot not only in northern Michigan, but across great swaths of the Midwest.  It culminated today in cancelled guide trips and, I think, a fair amount of disappointment among anglers who traveled to fish the cold waters of the Au Sable only to find said waters to be lukewarm.  It happens during hex season…but usually we can find some cold water.   I know some anglers went out tonight with game plans to wait for the water

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And so it begins

After a few false starts, the hex have come to the Au Sable.  Not wanting to fall victim to rumor, I made it to the river tonight for some first-person verification.   There hadn’t yet been a big blow-out hatch on the upper river, but tonight seemed, at least in the world of mayfly hatches, to be about as sure a thing as tomorrow’s sunrise.  Since I didn’t have the river to myself, I’m guessing others thought this way as well.

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