May 29, 2020

The shop is re-opened for business…9-5 everyday!!!  

We have been limiting occupancy capacity to 10 and cleaning all surfaces frequently for everyones well being.  It feels very good to have life back in our business and to be back on the river guiding again.  With that being said, we

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(Muskegon River Brown On a Dry Fly)

Here’s a very healthy river brown from the Muskegon taken with a dry fly despite the high flows.

(Beautiful Muskegon River Sunset)

Peace and tranquility. It’s what it’s all about dry fly fishing the Muskegon river during the best hatch of the year.

Bring on June

With spring comes high water, heat waves, cold snaps…all in a matter of days.  And with such weather comes the sulphurs, the yellow stones, the caddis, the mahoganies, the big mahoganies (what we call the brown bugs), and soon enough the brown drakes and the bugs of June.  Mix in

May 27, 2020

The further down you go the higher and more stained it is, but we’re only seeing a small spike so far from the recent scattered storms and I expect it to remain fishable. Anglers have been having good to great success in all sections from M-37 down to Walhalla and

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River Report May 21, 2020

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report.

The River just keeps on flowing unconcerned about what we’re doing and unconcerned with what we want to happen.

Hendricksons have largely moved through the system, but I surely wouldn’t go to the river without some parachutes and I’d be looking for

Weekend Specials

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

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