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Michigan Fishing

Some Early Spring Fishing Photos

   

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Bolster the Coaster

Thinking about hitting the UP in the Spring so I’ve been reading up on Lake Run Brook Trout aka Coasters.  There really doesn’t seem to be a solid fishery anywhere for them in Michigan or Wisconsin but Canada and Minnesota have had some success.  Targeting them seems futile but it’s still nice knowing they can … Continue reading »

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Drunk and Disorderly Streamer Video

I’ve been waiting a while for this one.  I’ve seen this streamer hanging out of more huge brown trout faces than many others combined.  Deer hair heads have always had a irresistible diving and side to side action when stripped erratically.  Adding a bunch of flash, a rattle, and articulation never hurts.  See The Fish … Continue reading »

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Summer or Fall?

Lately, I’ve been wondering if we’re ever going to see a real heat wave or if this abnormally cool summer will transition right into Fall.  With more salmon sightings in harbors, and even some rivers, I believe the Fall is coming fast.  With that in mind I start thinking of steelhead, and how lucky I … Continue reading »

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Michigan Rivers Part II – The Big Manistee

This recent trip to MI was more like a recon mission than a fishing trip.  Over the next 5 years I promised myself I would try and explore as many MI, WI, and local waters that have piqued my interest either from books, friends, other fisherman, or blogs I’ve read.  I’m essentially looking for beautiful scenic … Continue reading »

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Michigan Rivers Part I – Pere Marquette

Last weekend my fishing buddy from work Jim and I took a few days off to visit the Pere Marquette and Big Manistee River.  As we reached Manistee National Forest I could hear one of the many Tim Allen “Pure Michigan” ads in my head.  I really didn’t know what to expect since the Salmon Run was … Continue reading »

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