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Winter Dinner

Every Friday and Saturday in January and February, we’ll be serving dinners at Gates Lodge.  Small menus that vary by the week.  We have seating available between 5 pm and 6:45 pm.  Reservations are required so we can prepare accordingly.  989 348 8462 or email me at [email protected]

Previous Fishing Reports

Trying hard

You have to try hard this time of year — harder now than a few weeks ago.  I got out a few times this week and had a blast.  Yesterday I got to sit in the front of the riverboat for a few hours — best seat in the world, if you ask me — and the fishing was awesome.  Caught fish right through the afternoon on dries and droppers, solo dries, and then a wet skunk.  Had a VERY

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A quiet wade

There is a little patch of the South Branch that I consider something like my home water.  It’s not my favorite stretch, but I love it.  As teenagers we used to do a lot of wades — long point-to-point wades, alternating who was in the lead.  Inevitably such wades, often done in the heat of a summer afternoon, led to a lot of little trout.  This stretch was a favorite.  It’s about a mile of uninterrupted riffle, with primarily brook

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