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epic rod building kit

Epic Rod Building Kit – Product Review

I’ve recently had the urge to have a fly rod that was mostly dedicated to trout fishing. I have several outfits geared towards  Salmon and Steelhead that are largely overkill for trout. And lately my 5wt has taken over as my primary warm water and streamer rod. This leaves a hole in the arsenal on the […]

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Summer King Fishing

Betsie River: Summer Kings

This quick trip up to Betsie River started with promise, but ended with some bad luck and horrible camera work. This is why you should always have a friend to fish with, or at least someone to row the boat and take pictures!   Unlike my trips the last two summers and my trip earlier […]

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mystic switch rod 8wt

Mystic Switch Rod Review: M-Series 8wt

Mystic Switch Rod – Initial Impressions: Let me start out by saying that the Mystic Switch Rod is my first two handed style rod. So consider this review as being from the eyes of a spey casting novice. I think that this is still useful though, because there are  a lot of people here in Michigan […]

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au sable river

Au Sable River is Under Attack

This will be a short post explaining the problem currently threatening the Au Sable River. I will include links to more information below, as well as a link to donate to – the main group fighting to save this world renowned fishery. Overview: The Michigan DEQ (yes, the same group made infamous by the […]

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Pere Marquette Winter Steelhead

I recently went up to Baldwin, MI to pick up my new Stealthcraft drift boat, and was able to hit the Pere Marquette with guide Steve Cornetet from Baldwin Creek Lodge and Guide Service. The purpose of the trip was to get a crash course on the new boat from a pro, but the steelhead were […]

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