Fishing Report

Opening Day 2015

Opening Day 2015

We experienced some fantastic snow showers today from the warm confines of the fly shop. The boys from Escanaba stoked the fire and played cribbage and watched baseball.   Us shop guys (and gals) stocked the shelves. A few of the brave headed to the river and... read more
Just go fishing.

Just go fishing.

At least once a season I’m reminded that there’s something to just going fishing. I’m not talking about the pleasures of being out there (great though they are), but instead the idea that an angler should carry no preconceived notions to the river.... read more
A slow and steady spring.

A slow and steady spring.

We sure have been enjoying a nice, steady spring. Slow and steady. Slow… Ah, it’s actually been a pretty good one. The rivers are low and clear and in great shape. The streamer fishing has been both inconsistent and wonderful, or inconsistently... read more
A Rising Fish

A Rising Fish

So…saw a fish rise today, and not a small one. It rose three times while I strung up the dry fly rod and then quit rising. That’s the nature of fish rising to black stones. I threw a cast (of course) and the trout inspected and refused. Damn, already? It’s only April... read more