Michigan Streamside Custom Rod and Guide Service

Author: kellyn

Fall steelhead are sure a special fish here in Northern Michigan! When they start showing up it’s time to stop targeting Kings and look for chrome. On our last King trip of the season on the Betsie River, Mark landed this beautiful Steelhead. Many love to steelhead fish in October with it being such a […]

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Late summer in August and early September Northern Michigan offers some excellent fly fish for both of these fish. Recently we have been doing well with both! Smallies just love moving water throughout the heat of the summer and are very aggressive feeders. Of late afternoon streamer fishing has been excellent! Lots of different baitfish […]

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The products we sell are what I use personally and for my guide service. This time of year 2 rods that are in my boat every day are the Winston 9′ 5wt and 6wt BIII Plus. The 5wt Plus has turned into my favorite rod on the Hex Hatch and for other big dries. Here […]

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After a cool May the shore line of Lake Huron finally took off in early June. Hard to beat beautiful Tawas Bay to fly fishing for Smallmouth and Carp! The last couple weeks has been excellent for Smallies but still a little slow for Carp. With the high water levels of Lake Huron makes for […]

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