Low Water Streamer Techniques

Low Water Streamer Techniques

We’ve all been there, the sun is high, the dry fly bite is tapering and you start thinking about what to try next. Many people go to the nymph rig, but I jump right to streamers. Usually I keep two 6 weights rigged in the boat: one with a Rio Grand floating line and...
Summer Wrap Up

Summer Wrap Up

Here we are in Late August, approaching the cool mornings of September and all the great fishing that comes with it. Summer fishing has remained strong. It’s not uncommon to have good fishing into Mid or Late July then it seem to really die off until late August...
Spring Streamer Fling

Spring Streamer Fling

As most people around Northern Michigan await consistent dry fly fishing, my clients and I have been on the streamer pull the last week with solid results. More high water has come and with it a very strong bite in many areas. Not every day is good in every section...

February 84th River Report

Back into winters grip in Northern Michigan, but it shouldn’t last much longer. By the middle of the week the weather looks like it will begin to settle out and we will finally get more seasonable weather. Snow and ice accumulations from this last storm will...

Streamer Reboot

I remembered this write up I did a few years ago for another website on my drive home from Arkansas. After spending many more years guiding on the White River in Arkansas, I look at streamer fishing a little bit differently than I did. Fly patterns and retrieves have...