Fishing Report

Winter Thaw

Winter Thaw

It's been a week over forty.  The snow has receded from the sun and exists in the shade, on the north faces of hills, and in the denser parts of the woods.  Along the lower parts of the river there are still huge ice flats in the cedars.  Yesterday these bends were...

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Keep on the sunny side

Keep on the sunny side

Heat wave!   This winter has been a little wimpy, but that doesn't mean that the angler's heart doesn't jump at the idea of five days in a row over 40 degrees.  The first black stones of the year.   The chases of brown trout through copper water.  The hidden pull of a...

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A long winter day

A long winter day

After a long couple of weeks I decided to go full-hooky on Tuesday...well, after spinning out some pre-dawn drakes and some emails.  First it was ice fishing with Jordan, and then a float with Matt.  I had to be at the elementary school by 6 pm for a science fair with...

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we gotta pollute the river

we gotta pollute the river

So we heard from the judge in the case over the Grayling Fish Hatchery permit.  The judge rendered a Proposal for a Decision.  The actual decision comes from DEQ director Heidi Grether.  The judge provides a recommendation, of sorts.  In this case, he did note a few...

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