A new take-out menu

PHONE ORDERS AND PICK UP:  Orders can be called in and paid for at  the fly shop window at our new outside Credit Card terminal. For safety, and logistics, all orders must be called in, or emailed. Please consider pre-ordering and pre-paying to help us make this work smoothly and avoid

The Fundis Break

For better, for worse, the trout season is underway.  In many ways, this is the spring we’ve all been waiting for.  Today’s rain provided a dose of reality.  I mean, how long can we have crystal clear rivers in late April?

Dave with a nice opening day trout from

The Fortnightly Flies…

Every week or two we try to post a new fly-tying video.  Featured flies range from Au Sable favorites to newer flies that have proven successful on the river.  We carry the materials to tie these flies (while supplies last) and can help with questions on how to fish them.

Fishing Report 4/28/20

Hey everyone, we sincerely hope that you and your families are doing well in these challenging times. I have to say that reaching the Trout Opener this spring truly feels like a milestone to celebrate. In a period of so much uncertainty, it is refreshing to turn the page towards

Trout Opener

April 25, 2020

by Trout Opener

Statewide, trout season opens today. Traditionally this “holiday” means a lot to many across the State of Michigan as rivers that have been closed since the end of September open up to trout fishing. Enjoy your time today exploring your

April 24th, 2020

New shop info for April 24th, 2020!!

After listening to the governors new guidelines and restrictions we have made the decision to continue monitoring our voice and email messages for mail order items at this time, but the shop and guide services will remain closed until May 15th unless more

Shutdown Sammies!

The Restaurant is Back: Our restaurant will be open for PICK-UP orders on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, from 10am — 2pm! You can preorder on our online store (and add flies, leaders, tippets, and anything else you might want), email in an order, or call in an

April 23rd, 2020

Well, here we are, approaching the end of lockdown/quarantine day 32. I’m not gonna dwell on that too much here however as everyone has an opinion on this and there are very few of those that are exactly alike… (All pictures in this report courtesy of Leo and Westley. Captions,

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