Hope everyone is doing well and enjoyed the Holidays. Happy New Year !!!!   This year marks 25 years for me as a full-time Fly-Fishing Guide.   I never would have thought that I would be making a living at this for so long, it truly is a dream come true and I thank all of you who have joined me over the years.  I’m pretty blessed with a wonderful office and

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Dec 2021

Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas to all of you! I hope you and your families have a safe and Happy Holiday.  For everyone who joined me on the river this last year thanks again for everything.  It’s always a pleasure to see you year after year and to watch you all grow as Fly Anglers. Making memories on the river is what it’s all about! Cheers🍻 to 2022 and many new adventures on the water.

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Dec 2021

River Is up

Hope everyone is doing well and enjoyed the weekend.  Pere Marquette River is on the rise we finally received some water in the river over the weekend. Heavy rains and snow melt has brought it up quite fast and it’s still rising.   The deck has been re-stacked in the Steelhead department, fish will be on the move and will see if this water will bring new fish into the system. 

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Dec 2021

Working for it

Hope everyone is doing well and had a great Thanksgiving with their family and friends.  Hard to believe that December is here that’s until walk outside in the morning. We have snow on the ground and the mornings have that Winter bite to them now.  Steelhead fishing really hasn’t changed much the Pere Marquette is still very low and clear and to make matters worse it is now cooling off

Steelhead fishing has been a roller coaster ride the last few weeks. Lots of ups and downs and honestly, it’s been hard with extremely low/clear water and not a lot of fish in the system, covering a lot of water was key with hopes of finding a fish or two to take a fly.   This weekend we finally saw some much-needed rain and the river bumped up a bit but

The Pere Marquette River is very low and clear. You can find a few Steelhead around but good luck trying to get them interested. Covering a lot of water is key right now.  We desperately need a change in weather to bring the river up and more fish into the system.   Last week’s fishing was on and off, cloudy days and days where there was less fishing pressure you could

Salmon Season ended for myself and my clients last week, just like the Seasons changing in the weather the Salmon too were ending their cycle. I would like to thank all of you who joined me for another great Fall of Salmon fishing.  It was a great King Season! I don’t recall any really tough days as far as not finding fish in the river system.  It is however, that time

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Oct 2021

The look of fall

It was another great week chasing Salmon on the Pere Marquette River.   It’s finally starting to look a lot like Fall up here with the trees starting to change into the vibrant colors. The temps however though have still felt like summer with highs in the 70’s and even 80’s.  We did receive some rain last week which brought the river up a little which we desperately need. It’s very

The calendar says it’s Fall, but it still feels a lot like summer up here!  Salmon fishing on the Pere Marquette River is still fishing good. The warmer weather however, is forcing the fish to spawn quickly and they are fading fast in the system. Some rain in the forecast this week will be nice. Water is low and clear. Some additional rain should push in another fresh batch of

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Sep 2021

Fall Has Arrived

Last week Wednesday marked the first day of Fall and it even felt like it on the banks of the Pere Marquette River.  We did see quite a bit of rain last week and much cooler weather.   The river managed to come a bit and more Kings worked their way into the river.   Salmon fishing is still good. You can find fish throughout the whole river system.  You can find