Fishing Report

The Upside Down

The Upside Down

"...a dimension that is a dark reflection or echo of our world...A place of monsters. It is right next to you and you don't even see it.” Season 5, Stranger Things I'm not sure, but I'll bet the first night fishers were treated sort of like outcasts, or even low-level...

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Long Summer Days

Long Summer Days

It begins with a decision this time of year:  olives, night fishing, or bass bugging?  I'd done the olives the night before (which, in that case, consisted of me sitting on the bench with Terry and Dave and watching Dave cast at a pod of trout) so Holden and I went...

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Daytime dries

Daytime dries

Aside from a rainy, weird, pretty terrible Saturday, the trout fishing has been pretty good on all three branches of the Au Sable and the Manistee.  The big swirling storm-that-didn't-happen over the weekend just made for a couple of gray days that weren't all that...

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Summer Fun

Summer Fun

It feels good to be cold.  Predictably, the daytime dry fly fishing improved.  The night fishing slowed.  In sum, the river went back to normal, except for the continued drought.  All area rivers are very low and very clear.  Many of us have shaken from our night...

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