Walking into Gates Lodge just feels like coming home again. It’s filled with family and friends you see nowhere else.

Marvin R

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South Branch dreaming

South Branch dreaming

Au Sable River Cleanup Sign Up: It’s time to sign up for river cleanup 2015!  This is a family friendly and fun event that covers all three branches of the Au Sable, and the big waters below Mio dam.  The date is Saturday, September 12.  The upper river cleanup is held at Gates Au Sable Lodge.  Please call (989-348-8462) or email ([email protected]) to sign up, or to find out more, or click here.  The lower water cleanup is held below Mio.  To sign up, or for further info on the big water cleanup, contact Tom Buhr at [email protected] Grab a friend, spouse, or the entire family, and head to the river.  Together we can make the river better for everyone. —————————————————– 08/26/2015  Usually when I get a day off with another guide/shop worker the urge is to go somewhere new and different.  But a cool, crisp day punctuated by Lake Michigan-spawned rain showers whispered nothing if not South Branch.  It felt like fall but it wasn’t, really.  A few of the river maples had some red leaves, but the air was still August air…just cold August air.  And the brookies, though aggressive, weren’t fully in spawning dress.  And the browns were simply non-responsive.  When a South Branch brown doesn’t want to feed, they are simply GONE.  “As hidden as a South Branch brown” could be a new saying, applied to almost any situation involving concealment. In fact, the only adult brown we saw came from this strange clay pool in the middle of the float.  There the river is pushed into a steep bank by an enormous log jam... read more

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Gates Au Sable Lodge
471 Stephan Bridge Road
Grayling, MI 49738
Ph: 989-348-2541

Gates Au Sable Lodge

471 Stephan Bridge Rd
Grayling, MI 49738

Ph: 989-348-8462
Fax: 989-348-2541

Email: [email protected]

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