Fishing Report 7/30/21

As July comes to a close and we move into August I’m reminded how much I enjoy fishing this time of year. Our shop gets pretty busy in July and things seem to slow down just enough for us to relax a little and enjoy one of the last

The Morning Rise

I’ve been in work pants instead of wading pants, but I’ve had almost as much fun roaming the lodge grounds finding risers as I would fishing to them.  I mean, it’s tricos.  It’s never easy.

There are a few spectacle-level hatches on the Au Sable.  A blanket hendrickson emergence.  Bouncing

Late July Fly Fishing Report

After some heavy rain last weekend our local rivers came up significantly but have dropped again and are close to average flows/heights for this time of year. The clarity is still running with a bit of a stain to them but are more than fishable, for now – if the

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report – July 28, 2021 – Baldwin, Michigan

Pere Marquette River Fishing Report – July 28, 2021 – Baldwin, Michigan

John came to west MI for a friends wedding and ended up catching his first Pere Marquette river Brown trout as well!

The Pere Marquette river fishing report for July 28, 2021 in the Baldwin, Michigan area is

Muskegon River Fishing Report – July 25, 2021 – Newaygo, Michigan

Muskegon River Fishing Report – July 25, 2021 – Newaygo, Michigan

Greg with a nice Muskegon river Smallmouth Bass from our recent trip.

The Muskegon river fishing report for July 25, 2021 in the Newaygo, Michigan area is focused on the heart of our summer season for warm water species

Night Fishing

Mousing for Big Brown Trout

It’s the middle of July and the majority of our hatches are complete. The terrestrial fishing is heating up, our weather is shifting to more humid and warmer days/nights, and the larger fish in our rivers still prefer to hunt at night. Night fishing

An unexpected July

It’s difficult for me to remember a better week of July fishing.  It’s just…everywhere I turn there’s a good fish story.  First, there have been these moths.  They start flitting around at 1 or 2 pm, and are good all afternoon.  It’s crazy.  It’s like our cicada.  As my friend

July 20, 2021

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The conditions on the Pere Marquette River have consistently been inconsistently.  With that being said the fishing has been good.  We have experienced a couple high water events and now things are stabilizing.  The major hatches of

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