Category: Upcoming Events

  1. FALL AND WINTER STREAMER FISHING!

    November 5, 2020 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    Summer hatches are a distant memory, and the weather is turning colder. As the water cools, the sun gets lower in the sky, and the hours of daylight shorten, brown trout and brook trout put on their brilliant spawning colors and get aggressive as they build their spawning redds and begin the spawning ritual. Watching […]

  2. BACKCAST PODCAST – DAVE LEONHARD

    October 4, 2020 • Forum, Upcoming Events

    The Lovells Township Historical Society Museum has a great series of podcasts featuring many interesting fly fishing and fly tying experts that share a great history of the sport in the Grayling area. This month’s podcast features our own Dave Leonhard who shares nearly 60 years of fly fishing in the area. I think you’ll […]

  3. CHOOSING THE RIGHT LEADER

    March 14, 2020 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    There are three important choices to consider when choosing the right leader for fly fishing. They are the length of the leader, and the size of the diameter of the butt section and diameter of the tippet (or level portion at the end of the leader).   Length Three factors determine what length leader to […]

  4. BASIC FLYFISHING KNOTS

    February 27, 2020 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    These knots are easily learned and can be viewed in an animated form by going to Orvis.com and visiting the Fly Fishing Learning Center. https://howtoflyfish.orvis.com/fly-fishing-knots/

  5. WADING BASICS

    May 21, 2018 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    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 […]

  6. HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT FLY ROD

    October 12, 2014 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    If you’ve set your sights on a new fly rod, or perhaps your first fly rod, dive in and take a few notes.  High tech materials, fast actions, slow actions, new actions, line weights, rod lengths, tapers, flex indexes, grips, ferrule designs, finishes,… it all can be overwhelming. Relax. Here are some guidelines to help […]