Greetings Everyone! We’re finally open for the season! We attended 2 Fly Fishing related shows over the winter…the Cincinnati show and the Mid-West Fly Fishing Expo! Both events had many attendees, and as in the past, renewing old acquaintances and making new ones is really the crux of these type of events. We are already
It’s surely been a while since I had the time to write a bonafide fishing report, thus, my sincere apologies! This past summer was one of the best trout fishing seasons I’ve seen in a long time, therefore, we’ve been quite busy! My guess that the fishing was so good was partly due to the
Finally. The water is coming down, and I felt that the Ark I was building could be put on hold for a while! The South Branch and Mainstream is nearly down to normal levels the last day or so. Water temps have been in the low to mid 50’s, and the fishing has been good.
Hendrickson’s! They’re here! A few sporadic Hendrickson’s started showing up the middle of last week, and with the air temp sky-rocketing the last few days (it was 77 degrees at on point today), the water temp has followed suit as well. This weekend will be stellar for hatching, and hopefully some catching too! In the
Good Day All! Hex have been going strong for over a week now, and are already showing signs of weakening in some areas. Temps were high last week, along with high dewpoints and warm evenings raised the water temps into the low 70’s causing slower or even an entire lack of feeding for a lot
The shop has been as busy as a bee hive, hence the lateness is getting this fishing report out to all of you. Hex will be showing up strong in the next 2-3 days. Lake Margrethe outside of Grayling a short distance, has had Hex hatching for 5 nights now. It usually takes about 7-10
L.O.S. (Lack of Sleep). It’s a disease that strikes the hardiest of fly fisherman this time of year. Red, puffy, blurry eyes, and an almost Zombie appearance are typical symptoms. Luckily for those who are afflicted, there is hope…and a cure. The remedy is to simply catch a trout! Some may argue that no ordinary
The fishing is starting to pick up. The past couple of weeks, it seemed every small fish in the river was willing to eat, while the larger ones were staying at bay. Sure, some large fish were taken (see the opening pic of our slideshow on our main page which was taken on a #14