Michigan Streamside Custom Rod and Guide Service

A great time of the year with fresh run Kings coming in from Lake Michigan to many tributaries here in NW Michigan. With the cold nights late August had some huge pushes of Kings running up the Betsie River. These fresh run fish can be very aggressive and hard biters. Our best method is crankbaits […]

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We are coming into our peak time for river Smallies here in NE Michigan! August is just a great time for the fly angler with excellent top water and dry fly fishing. Daytime streamers are always good for these fish with variety of different patterns – murdich minnows, deep fry, zuddlers and down size Great […]

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Enjoying all the waters the Au Sable has to offer from the Lower Au Sable to the Upper Au Sable. There is bigger, open waters as well as smaller, freestone style fishing on the upper sections. I had some clients in town from Boston for four days, that wanted the whole experience of the Au […]

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