Fly Fishing The Au Sable River

Headed up to camp at Burton’s Landing State Forest Campground to kick off small stream trout season here in Michigan. Camped at Burton’s Landing Friday night (April 23). It’s a great little campground, with ample room to explore along the Au Sable River as well as space to camp. It is a $15 fee to camp overnight, and self registration. […]

Buck Creek, Wyoming, MI 5/19/2015

Counties Fished in to date: Communities Fished To Date Weather:  Clear, but quite chilly…air temps were only in the 40s. Water: Normal depths, and Buck Creek is usually quite clear away from the mouth. Decided to try my new Herters’ uninsulated waders out at the stretch of Buck Creek at Lemery Park, Wyoming. Despite the cool air, I was perfectly fine […]

Black River, Holland, 5/16/2015

Counties Fished in to date:OttawaIoniaKentGrand Traverse Communities Fished in to date:HollandJenisonPortlandLowellTraverse CityEastmanville Location:Paw Paw Park in Holland Weather:  70s Time: 9:30pm-1:00am Water was muddy as is usually the case. We were fishing for catfish using worms on the bottom as the Black River is only a few feet deep at it’s deepest (at least by the bridge at Paw Paw […]

Grand River, Eastmanville, 5/8/2015

Counties Fished to Date:OttawaIoniaKentGrand TraverseCommunities Fished to Date: Holland Jenison Portland Lowell Traverse City Eastmanville I was fishing for catfish in the Grand River this evening, I love the Eastmanville Bayou access on the Grand. ┬áThe quality of the catfishing can be quite decent, with both large channel and flathead catfish caught. ┬áBass can be occasionally pulled from the Grand […]

Boardman River, Traverse City, MI, 5/02/2015

Counties Fished to Date:OttawaIoniaKentGrand Traverse Communities Fished in to Date:HollandJenisonPortlandLowellTraverse City I fished the Boardman River in Traverse City today, mostly along Hannah Park. (Note: if you fish downtown, bring quarters…the parking meters run on Saturdays too).  It was a beautiful day for fishing, and there were many people attempting to catch the suckers that were all over the river. […]