Fishing Report

Out like a lamb

Out like a lamb

The forecast shines from tomorrow until the first days of May like a lighthouse on the shore of trout season.  The first mayflies of the year are now hatching on the Holy Waters and Manistee.  The rivers are their spring-red color.  The remaining snow is piled on the...

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Unsettled

Unsettled

Please note: the restaurant is closed this weekend.  It will reopen, and stay open, for the rest of the season beginning at 5 pm on Friday, April 19th.   The next forty-eight hours are to include snow, rain and highs in the 50s with winter weather advisories and even...

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Good April days…

Good April days…

It was about as fine a week of trout fishing as one could hope for in early April short of having dry fly fishing.  The trout were out and about, the rivers were and are running relatively clearish (in the upper reaches) considering all the reasons they shouldn't be...

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Reality checks

Reality checks

It's early spring.  This means about a month of freeze and thaw, rain and snow, optimism and pessimism.  It takes a long time.  It's a process, and the progress within the process is incremental to say the least.  For instance, today I saw a trout rise to eat a black...

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