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Everything was thick as molasses. The woods. The water. The air. Each breath like sucking a quilt into my lungs. The pathetic breeze couldn’t even move the cottonwood seeds floating on the lake. I was swallowed-up in a late-August afternoon. But it was only early June. Sweat dripped into my eyes. I pulled the flick-n-shimy … Continue reading

Trout on Ice

Tradition is the soul. Anticipation is the heart. Photos are proof. Every outdoor enthusiast has traditions. Shared rituals that kick off your favorite season from Waterfowl to Upland. Walleye to Whitetails. We invite the same people each year. We set off in search of that one spot, the opening morning honey hole, that sets the … Continue reading

Adventure Fishing in Northern Michigan

Adventure Fishing was the theme last weeked. Dedicated to trying new waters I took a simple approach. Ask friends for recommendations where to fish. And try it out. The pay-off was an unforgettable weekend. Friday morning started with a quick 1 1/2 hour trip on familiar waters to warm up my casting arm. We were fishing in Badger Lake at Lost Lake Woods club near … Continue reading

Great Trout Season Expected in West Michigan

Trout fishing on the Westside of Michigan is expected to be awesome this season. Weather conditions have been ideal increasing the survival rate for planted and wild trout. This means bigger and wilder trout in stretches of the White and Muskegon rivers. Plus, the DNR planted thousands of trout in the Rogue River and Coldwater … Continue reading

Buy an Orvis Rod, Get a Free Reel

If you’re a fly-angler, then you know about Orvis. They sell top-of-line gear. And it’s really expensive. But if you’ve been planning on buying a new fly combo then check out their latest deal. Order a new Helios or Hydro rod (around $750!!) and get a free Battenkill reel worth about $260. Here’s a link to their site: http://bit.ly/aqgziA I’ve used … Continue reading

Michigan DNR Fishing Report

http://bit.ly/aTtsNK Here’s the latest Fishing Report from the MI DNR. This past week I caught fish vert jigging in the Detroit River. We fished near Belle Isle and used Chartreuse or White Jigs with a black, or brown rubber worm. The water temp was around 50. Fish were sitting on the bottom in about 25 … Continue reading

“I’m Gonna Get You Sucka”

Fishing for Suckers::Yates Cider Mill, Rochester, MI Ice out is an awesome time to fish. Driven to feed and spawn, many species head into rivers making them pretty accesible to anglers. Driven by shanty-fever and the need to learn how to cast again, I head out to the Clinton River. Zeus and I fish at Yates Cider Mill starting … Continue reading

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