Michigan Streamside Custom Rod and Guide Service

We have had some good pike and muskie fishing going on right now. Muskie can be very challenging fish on a fly; but we do have a great watershed that is producing an average 3 to 6 follows or more in a day. Dave (Pic Above) with his first muskie, in the first half hour […]

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Report by Cameron Cipponeri: We have been enjoying some cooler weather over the last couple weeks. This is making for some healthy trout streams and happy fish! I floated the upper Manistee last week with great success. There are lots of happy fish eating hoppers; along with some BWO popping off. The same holds true […]

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After the first couple weeks of heavy hex hatches and spinner falls many are done for the year but it is surprising how long these giant Mayflies keep coming. So many different rivers, creeks, lakes and ponds in Michigan and they are all on there own schedule. Sometimes it’s just a trickle of bugs but […]

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Currently Big Waters of Au Sable is pretty much over for Hex.  That section did over heat very badly but now in great shape temp wise but water levels are very low. Iso hatch is going well and great time to fish iso nymphs in the riffle and dry flies just before dark. Iso, Cahill […]

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