Trout Fishing

Michigan trout opener 2016

April 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

The last Saturday in April is the traditional Michigan trout opener.  This year opening weekend transitions into May.  This should provide some great opportunities for [...]


July 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

  Sure, taking my phone out of its waterproof case was probably not the best idea, but I was hoping to get a couple of shots on the river and of the Clutch 6wt that I [...]

Rocky Mountain Brookies

February 2, 2012 // 2 Comments

Rocky Mountain Brookies By David G. Duncan   I definitely do not consider myself a good fisherman.  In fact, at best, I might just make it into the class of novice [...]

Pick a Pair of Michigan Lakes

August 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

By: Milton F. Whitmore There are a number of Michigan Lakes that are connected via waterways that make boat traffic between them a breeze. They also offer some excellent [...]

Trout Fishing after rain storms

August 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

By: Milton F. Whitmore Early the previous evening the skies began to cloud over. Rain came down at about 10 PM and temperatures remained in the upper 50’s all night. A few [...]

Manistee King Salmon Tournament

August 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

By: Milton F. Whitmore It was only a one day affair, but from the 5:30AM meeting in the parking lot at the boat launch to the goodbyes in the early evening, it was one busy, [...]

The Lost Art of Downrigger Fishing

August 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

By: “WormDunker” These days everybody thinks you have to use leadcore, wire line, drop weights and countless other modern ways to catch salmon and trout. Believe [...]

Fishing North and South Lake Leelanau

August 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

By: Whit South Lake Leelanau Channel catfish well over 10 lbs are caught every summer. Bluegills and rock bass that are boated in this lake are found on Michigan’s Master [...]
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