Fishing Report

Night & Day

Night & Day

I'm reminded of a Nick Lyons essay, I think it's in Bright Rivers, in which the author heads to the river at the odd times of day, when the water is cooler and the trout are acting in mysterious ways.  In the essay, he says that he fishes until the sun is up and the...

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Scorcher

Scorcher

Like pretty much everywhere, it's been dry and hot.  On some days, it has been too hot to fish for trout, period, except on the loneliest little feeder springs.  On other days, it has been just cool enough at night and early in the morning and the trout have been...

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Second Season

Second Season

We had frost two nights ago.  Saturday is supposed to be 95 degrees. Too big for the net It's about a week too early to write about the second season, but it's coming. The first two weeks of it offer so much, a mix of the last of the big bugs (hex, Isonychias), a few...

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Glurp in the Night

Glurp in the Night

Fish sounds.  Every night angler makes them: "I was casting in that backwater and blurp!...got 'em!"  Glurp, Pop, Boosh!  It's like a little bit of beatbox has invaded our angling vernacular.  We've been hunting some fish sounds this week on the Au Sable.  The river...

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