Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, hope everyone has a safe holiday with there family and friends. I know I have so much to be thankful and am so blessed to do what I love to do for a living.  Steelhead fishing on the Pere Marquette River has still been hit and miss.  Not

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, hope everyone has a safe holiday with there family and friends. I know I have so much to be thankful and am so blessed to do what I love to do for a living.  Steelhead fishing on the Pere Marquette River has still been hit and miss.  Not

Back In Steel!

(Greg with a nice steelhead from the Muskegon)

Here’s Greg from Big Rapids, Mi with nice chrome steelhead that slammed a leach pattern. Steelhead fishing has been good as water levels start to come down from an excess of flow from last week. Look for the high waters to bring up

November 26, 2019

Pere Marquette steelhead fishing has been up and down since my last report.  The bite has been directly correlated to the weather and water temps.  The water temps have been bouncing around the mid-30’s to low-40’s.  The river is currently in good shape with a great water level/flow.  The challenge

A few warm days

After nine days in North Dakota chasing the wily pheasant (and a few Hungarian partridges, now skinned and preserved) I was anxious to hit the river to see what’s doing, as they say.  Denny, Kim and I sped to the river around 1 pm today for a short float which

A few warm days

After nine days in North Dakota chasing the wily pheasant (and a few Hungarian partridges, now skinned and preserved) I was anxious to hit the river to see what’s doing, as they say.  Denny, Kim and I sped to the river around 1 pm today for a short float which

Big Announcment

I have some very exciting news to share with you all! After 17 plus years of guiding for Chuck and Cherie Hawkins and Hawkins Outfitters, the time has come for me to venture out on my own. Mangled Fly will now be more than just a photo and video blog;

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