Michigan Streamside Custom Rod and Guide Service

The first 3 weeks of May our hatches and dry fly fishing had been pretty inconsistent but that is starting to change now. That’s a pretty common occurrence for that time frame when spring brings us a lot of high water. Of late the Au Sable is getting below normal flows with the lack of […]

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The last couple weeks it’s been all about high water on the Au Sable.  At times this is a good thing and can produce some excellent steelhead or trout fishing.  Of late its been up and down – from decent bite to no bite. River was starting to get back to a good high level […]

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After record warm weather in September and October it’s finally starting to feel like November in Northern Michigan. The early portion of our Atlantic run was really slowed by warm temps and low water. Even without ideal conditions overall fishing has been pretty good most days. Currently conditions are ideal for swinging and stripping streamers. […]

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What a great few weeks here in northern Michigan!!!.Full of great success in the grouse woods and on the rivers. It’s hard to pick what outdoor activity you want to do this time of year in Michigan. Go chase your bird dogs around the grouse woods or throw streamers for Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout, Coho […]

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Finally starting to feel like Fall around NE Michigan!  Record warm weather for September and first half of October.  Late October, November and December is not a numbers game for Brown Trout on the Au Sable. It’s for those looking to hunt for Big Browns with streamers. Our wild Browns are just starting to spawn […]

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