Fly Fishing The Au Sable River

Fly Fishing The Au Sable River May 10, 2022 HOT day (weather wise) for fly fishing the Au Sable River. Air temperatures were in the 80s with an occasional breeze from out of the west. Water temperatures seemed to be perfect for trout, however, water appeared to be lower (it was definitely lower than it was during 2021’s opener). It […]

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. […]

June 3, 2014 Holland Pier

Today I fished off of the Holland Pier, on the north side (Lake Michigan). Date: 06/03/2014Time: 11:20 am-12:50 pmTemp: 60sWater Temp: Low 50sWind: Gusty, sustained winds probably around 20 knots.     The water was choppy, but I was trying to find some early skamania steelhead with spawn but had no success with the spawn bags at the bottom.    […]