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Michigan Fishing Articles

Fishing Photos Fishing Photos
Fly Pattern Instructions

A collection of famous Schmidt fly patterns with step-by-step instructions.

Guide Wisdom

Our guides spend an extensive amount of time on the water giving "swimming lessons" to flies, and as a benefit to you, have compiled articles imparting their observations.

Michigan Flies and Hatches Michigan Flies and Hatches
Michigan Trout Michigan Trout
Salmon Fly Fishing Salmon Fly Fishing
Smallmouth Bass Fishing Smallmouth Bass Fishing

Northern Michigan presents many options for fishing smallmouth bass on the fly.

Spey Angling
Steelhead on the Fly Steelhead on the Fly
 

 Articles
A Difficult Goodbye A Difficult Goodbye

This spring has been incredibly difficult for us as we had to say an unexpected goodbye to our guide, our dear friend Mark Knee who passed away in a tragic accident. It's difficult to wrap our minds and hearts around this loss. We'll miss his adventurous spirit, his ever-present smile, his passion for conservation, his kind spirit, but most of all, we miss our friend.

by Amy MacEachern and John Gouker
Using Ice Dub for Fly Bodies

Guides and other local tyers have been using ice dub in many of their favorite swing patterns. Here's a primer on using it for fly bodies.

by Jim Haeck
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