Streamside Blog Archives

  1. FALL HOURS

    September 1, 2018 • Upcoming Events

      STORE HOURS MONDAY – THURSDAY…… 10AM – 6PM FRIDAY………………………. 10AM – 7PM SATURDAY………………….. 10AM – 6PM SUNDAY………………………11AM – 4PM

  2. WADING BASICS

    May 21, 2018 • Forum, Tips

    Wading Basics   One of the first purchases a fly angler makes is waders. Waders have come a long way from the heavy, rubberized canvas, lug-sole monsters that we wore in the 60’s and 70’s. Today, modern breathable membranes, lightweight fabrics, and interchangeable soles have made wading much more comfortable. In this article I would […]

  3. CURRENT STREAM REPORTS

    May 21, 2018 • Stream Reports, Upcoming Events

    To see the current stream report for the Upper Manistee and Boardman Rivers, click the links below: CURRENT UPPER MANISTEE RIVER STREAM REPORT   CURRENT BOARDMAN RIVER STREAM REPORT These links are updated at least once a week on the Orvis website.

  4. JOIN US! 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!

    May 5, 2018 • Upcoming Events

    “25 ON THE 26th”     Join us on Saturday, May 26 from 10am to 6pm and help us celebrate Streamside’s 25th anniversary! We’ll have reps from Patagonia, Orvis, fly tying, casting with the new H3 rods from Orvis, David Ruimveld painting, lectures from our guides, instructors, and vendors, as well as great food, fun, […]

  5. Boardman River Dam Project Flows On

    March 24, 2018 • Forum

    Boardman River Dam Project Flows On By Beth Milligan (reprinted from Ticker March 24, 2018) The next major phase of the Boardman River Dams Project is set to get underway this summer – a project that will require the closure of a portion of the river. Members of the project Implementation Team appeared before Grand […]

  6. SPEY CASTING BASICS

    February 16, 2018 • Forum, Tips

                        The Spey Cast The Spey cast is a roll cast that includes a change of direction. It allows the angler to make long casts without a lot of room for a back cast. The casting technique may be used with very long double-handed rods as […]

  7. 2018 ORVIS FLY FISHING SCHOOLS – SIGN UP

    February 15, 2018 • Upcoming Events

    LEARN TO FLY FISH! COME TO AN ORVIS FLY FISHING SCHOOL THIS YEAR! Orvis Michigan is designed to introduce the intricacies of fly fishing to an absolute novice, but even experienced fly anglers will find personal and advanced instruction tailored to their level of experience. From knots to entomology, casting to tackle, the instructors at […]

  8. MIDWEST FLY FISHING EXPO – MARCH 10&11

    February 15, 2018 • Upcoming Events

    Don’t miss the Midwest Fly Fishing Expo in Warren, Michigan at Macomb County Community College, March 10 and 11. This is the midwest’s premier fly fishing show with dozens of outfitters, retailers, demonstrations, lectures and exhibits. CLICK THIS LINK for more details.

  9. FREE H3 FLY CASTING DEMO DAY – MARCH 17

    February 15, 2018 • Upcoming Events

    Join us Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10am to noon, for a special presentation of the new Orvis H3 fly rods. We’ll be joined by Orvis Regional Business Manager, Doug Bear who will introduce you to the finer intricacies of the highest tech rods in the industry, Orvis’ H3. Doug will have all the new […]

  10. FREE FLY FISHING KNOT CLASS – MARCH 3

    February 15, 2018 • Upcoming Events

    Join us Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10am to noon, for a FREE fly fishing knot class. This “hands-on” class will review the most important knots used by fly anglers on the stream to change flies, add tippet, connect leaders to fly lines, and add dropper flies. This class is FREE, but space is very […]