All this river

It’s laughable to think that in six months the best place to fish will be the one with the fewest number of cars.  No one is fishing, the rivers are in perfect shape, the trout are on the feed, and it has been nice to see a healthy Au Sable

First book signing

My first Nexus book signing is this Sunday, at Schultz Outfitters. I’ll be doing a program ” Into the Mind of a Brown Trout” ( based on the Nexus book)…all you east siders in the Detroit/Ann Arbor/southern Michigan/Ohio area I welcome seeing you and would love to sign a book

Big Thaw coming…fresh chrome and brownies on their way!

The cold weather is finally over!!!- warming trend for the next two weeks will trigger fresh chrome steelhead and get big post-spawn truttasaurus browns hungry- Chris Robert Bamford from yesterday’s deep chill which I cant wait to see get the hell out of here-I’m done with winter!
Here is a nice chromer by

Winter Steelheading Continues

Steelhead fishing still remains spotty on the Pere Marquette River.  We finally received some rain last weekend which brought water levels up, it did however cool the river off again. Steelhead are really scattered through out the whole river. Fishing right now is the equivalent of being a Lions or

The brown bug

In the middle of May, a cornucopia of trout bugs create splendid dry-fly fishing.  It is my favorite time of year to fish the Au Sable.  Two caddis, the last hendrickson spinners, the first yellow stones, the first sulphurs, and the mahoganies.  But nothing quite compares to the ubiquitous brown

December 6, 2018

Winter shop hours are now 9am – 5pm everyday (CLOSED on Tuesday’s).  We are slipping into winter mode around here and so are the fish!  Cold water temps have the fish in winter holding water.  Work with floats inside out through the runs & pools or bottom bounce with a

Muskegon River Fishing Report – December 6, 2018 – Newaygo, Michigan

Muskegon River Fishing Report – December 6, 2018 – Newaygo, Michigan

Butch holds a nice and quite spunky female steelhead from yesterday.

The Muskegon river fishing report for December 6, 2018 in the Newaygo, Michigan area continues to focus on the fall/early winter steelhead season.

River levels came up a

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