Category: Forum

  1. Streamside’s Logan Krieger Releases Big Trout

    June 25, 2015 • Forum

    Those of you who frequent our store in TC know Logan and know how hard he and the other Streamside gillies fish night after night this time of year. Last night he landed a really nice fish in the 25 inch category! Nice goin’ Logan.  

  2. Stream Report Upper Manistee, Boardman Rivers – 6/20/15

    June 19, 2015 • Forum, Stream Reports

    BOARDMAN RIVER Fishing is now very good as fish are now feeding and looking to the surface for sulfurs and sulfur spinners. Upper water from Forks down is fair with sulfurs (e.inbvaria #1 and dorotheas #18). Sulfur spinners are mixed in with some yellow stoneflies and a few March browns (stenonema vicarium#12) mixed in from […]

  3. The Silent Hatch

    May 31, 2015 • Forum, Uncategorized

    This article appeared for the first time in Spring of 2003 as an article I wrote for Michigan Trout’s Shooting Lines. I suggested we reprint it in an effort to avoid a “silent hatch” this year on our favorite streams. The Silent Hatch By Dave Leonhard Many years ago, I wrote a fictitious article about […]

  4. Stream Report Upper Manistee, Boardman Rivers – 6/1/15

    May 30, 2015 • Forum, Stream Reports

    BOARDMAN RIVER Fishing is now very good as fish are now feeding and looking to the surface for sulfurs and sulfur spinners. Upper water from Forks down is fair with sulfurs (e.inbvaria #1 and dorotheas #18). Sulfur spinners are mixed in with some yellow stoneflies and a few March browns (stenonema vicarium#12) mixed in from […]

  5. Stream Report Upper Manistee, Boardman Rivers – 5/1/15

    May 1, 2015 • Forum, Stream Reports

    The Upper Manistee and Boardman Rivers are now open and warming. Fishing is only fair though. Warmer temps have started to warm water and fish are beginning to metabolize. Hendricksons (ephemerella subvaria #14) will be coming this weekend as water temps get to 53 degrees late morning or early afternoon. Until then, streamer fishing is […]

  6. Stream Report Upper Manistee River, Boardman River – April 1, 2015

    April 1, 2015 • Forum, Stream Reports

    Fishing is OK on the Upper Manistee and lower Boardman with water temps rising and access improving. Warmer weather has finally come to Traverse City. While the snow pack is gone, runoff is still waiting for ground to thaw. In the meantime, levels are normal, within banks, and clear. The break of Grand Traverse Bay will now […]

  7. Orvis MA Access Reel – Wins “Best Value Reel” for 2015!

    February 26, 2015 • Forum

    Orvis’ Access Mid-Arbor Fly Reel has won the 5-Weight “Best Value” catagory for 2015 Trident Fly Fishing’s Reel Shootout. The Access reel has been the workhorse for most fly anglers for several years and continues to be a solid choice for line weights from 3-10. Stop in a test drive one today! Or, click this link […]

  8. Coming soon to a cutty near you…

    October 12, 2014 • Forum, Photo Gallery

    Sean McAfee demonstrates how Orvis’ new Recon rods are indeed “guaranteed fish getters”. No operator error here. These new Recon rods are quick, light, durable, and super smooth casting tools. Five days of effortless casts in northwest Montana and the trout are already scared. Can’t wait to get our hands on a full run of […]

  9. Orvis Superfine Touch Fly Rod Sale!

    July 22, 2014 • Forum, Tips

    Orvis’ Superfine Touch series fly rods are now on sale. The slower, classic tapers and actions are perfectly suited to small streams, delicate presentations, and a relaxed stroke. Now 20% OFF!

  10. Orvis Access Fly Rod Clearance!

    July 22, 2014 • Forum, Tips, Uncategorized

    Orvis’ highly successful Access fly rod series is on sale right now! Take 20% OFF any Access rod while supplies last. Match it with an Access reel and line and you have Orvis technology at a great price!