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 produce...

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...

March Fishing Report

The last 3 weeks has given us rain and more high water which has been great. Streamer fishing remains solid during generation periods and low water caddis fishing has been very good in low water in the afternoons. Next week is calling for rain so enjoy the caddis...

Winter White River Report

It's been a very different year than last year on the White. We've had more normal conditions than either of the last two years. More up and down in flows, which has lead to good fishing but it's been a little tricky. The White is a river that without much direction...

Arkansas’ White River

White river is producing fish in inconsistent flows recently. I had a few clients in town and had a very solid week of fishing. Flows are varying with the weather which is much more common that what we have seen here the past two years. Last year was a year of very...

Fall Floods

The high water has come and the fishing has held on in many areas.  The streamer fishing, despite the high water, has been solid. The lower rivers are more than full and those opportunities will be limited for a week. If you can find some clarity fishing should be...