Our lodge is located on the banks of the Mainstream of the Au Sable River east of Grayling in Michigan's beautiful north country. The currents are gentle, flowing over a shallow gravel bottom, allowing one to wade the center of the stream and cast to both banks. To fly fishers this is heaven, hence its name, the "Holy Water." This stretch is flies only, catch and release, and internationally known for its fly hatches. There are more than 100 miles of prime trout water in the Au Sable system and many times that with other streams in the region. The lodge is centrally located, and the other branches are just minutes away.
05/16/2013 Saturday we're hosting two events. The first is a booth with Steve Keim, who'll appraise your traditional fly tackle, buy certain pieces, or offer you a credit trade at the shop. The second is with Hardy rep Steve Burkhalter, who'll have Hardy rods to take for a test-spin.
Great spinner falls in the evenings, and strong caddis emergences in the afternoons. There'll be increasing number of stoneflies in the riffles. Looking pretty good right now.
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