August  2019

August 2019

Late summer is upon us at last. The next 2 months of the year is some of the best fishing of the season. Water temperatures are falling on the rivers and lakes in Northern Michigan and fishing is picking up. Over the next two months every non-migratory fish is making...
Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Spring has come and gone and with it the major hatches and shallow water bass. We are now shifting into the summer weather patterns and the fishing that comes with it. The best fishing tends to occur during low water periods and rainy days. The days following major...
Arkansas 2019

Arkansas 2019

It’s been another fun run in Arkansas this winter but it is finally wrapping up. This year saw plenty of high water but it held cold most of the year which made fishing tougher than usual. It’s always a gamble on a tail water this size, it can be cold...
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...