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. […]

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. […]

Paint Creek Pt. 2, August 5th 2013

It’s been a while, but here is the second part to my paint creek adventures. Temp: Mid-70s,Weather: SunnyTime: 10 am-3:30 pm We fished several access points along paint creek: Silverbell, the road just above Silverbell,  Dutton, Tienken, and then the lower part of Municipal Park in Rochester, Michigan. The water was very low, but in the holes that I was […]