Fishing Report

Some good days

Some good days

The slow thaw has made for some pretty good spring streamer fishing this past week.  Not every day has been killer, but most days have been more than good enough. The river is back to running clear and this should hang on right through the weekend.  While we all know...

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Melt, melt, melt

Melt, melt, melt

These first warm days are some of the best of the spring, and they are preciously few.  These are not the midwinter warm-ups, which were in short supply this winter.  These days are the creakingly slow change of the Michigan seasons.  The light lasts longer, the angle...

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That spring thing

That spring thing

I'm sick of monochrome:  It's time for color.  It's zero degrees right now and snowing: Time for some heat too.  Tired of tying mayflies: I'm ready for some of the real ones. I could put out a fishing report but it has been sub-zero every night and the river is...

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Deep snow

Deep snow

Have you heard the story about the day of winter fishing that didn't go as planned?  Yep, that's most of them.  This morning it was -17 degrees and the river was slush and so we went skiing to pass the time and to allow the thaw.   By 2:30 pm we were finally on the...

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