Fishing Report

Some coldness

Some coldness

Sunday’s high is zero degrees, actual temperature, which is cold enough to keep me situated between the woodstove and the coffee pot.  We’ve been spoiled this year.  There has been a lot of trout fishing.  Every winter has a chiller week like this.  Yada yada.  We...

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Fine days

Fine days

Some winter weeks come and go: a few trout caught, a few trails skied, a few Netflix miniseries watched.  Other weeks are better.  This past one was better.  A big front pushed through, the forecasts oscillating between all rain and ten inches of snow.  We ended up...

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Winter’s bone (fish)

Winter’s bone (fish)

That's the saltwater type of bone, courtesy of Matt's southern adventure.  Here is the Michigan type: Joyce nymphed up some skeletal remains We got buried in snow and I'll bet we have near a foot of powder in the woods.  It's beautiful in the Au Sable valley.  A lot...

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Good winter days

Good winter days

Mid-December, still no real winter.  Sure, there are shanties on the lakes, but the lack of snow and yet another warm week make access easy.  The rivers are low and clear and not even a skim of shelf ice.  There are midges hatching in the afternoons, not that a...

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