Lower Provo River – On The Fly

Business can take you places offering some great fly fishing. Do you make time? Fly fishing the Lower Provo River in Utah is one place I got to explore on a recent business trip – a river I’ll definitely jump in the next time I’m there!

Fly Fishing In The Winter? Why Not!

Many fly fisherman/woman have never been fly fishing in the winter months or even late fall. Why? We don’t know. Maybe because it’s cold, or they don’t think there’s much action. Fly fishing during the much colder months offers its’ own rewards, but you’ve got to adapt to the conditions to make the most out of your excursion.

To Tie or Buy your Flies

Should you buy your flies for fly fishing or tie your own? There are pros and cons, and benefits to both. We may be able to help you figure it out.

Review of Adamsbuilt Smith River Fly Fishing Wading Boot

Honestly, I had never heard about the Adamsbuilt brand of fly fishing equipment… didn’t know they existed. All in all, I’m glad I did. These Adamsbuilt Smith River wading boots are a clear winner in my book. Quality, and value are great.

Write It Down & You’ll Be Saved!

Fish are highly sensitive to their environment. Us fly fisherman need to be students of that environment and how it impacts the behavior of the fish to increase our odds of success. Some of us are better students than others, and a journal will help you learn more and be better educated to improve your odds on the water.

Want A New Fly Rod? Subscribe Today!

The Wade Rod Co. has a great payment program that let’s you “fish now, and pay later,” via their subscription payment program. Yeah, this could turn some heads!

Get Out ‘Da House!

The 2019 Midwest Fly Fishing Expo is March 9th & 10th, at the Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center. The address is: 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd., Warren, MI 48088 Now, I know what you’re thinking… ya but I don’t want to drag my but out of my warm house, out into the cold,…

The Fight Is Over

The lengthy five-year legal battle, in early October of this year the fight to stop a fish farming operation on the East Branch of the famed Au Sable river in Northeast Michigan came to an end… and the fly fishermen/women won, albeit at a price.

Pere Marquette River Lodge

The Pere Marquette River Lodge is an exceptional place to hang your boots after a great day on the Pere Marquette river in Northwest, MI… and they have a great fly shop to boot!

Steelhead Fishing Stinks!

I’ve been fly fishing for 20 plus years, but never been steelhead fishing until this past weekend (Nov. 16 -19), when my fly fishing mentor and all around great friend “TJ” asked me to go… o.k., well, he’s been inviting me to go steelhead fishing for years, but I finally decided to give it a…

Big Brown on a Brutally Cold Day

Now THAT is a Wicked fish! Don’t ever say you can’t catch a big brown in the cold weather… last November 16th on the South Branch of the Au Sable, a bright sunny day, but about 25 degrees. We’d been trying to catch this bugger for years and nicknamed him Walter, and my buddy finally…