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2019 River Reports Archive


River Report - August 21, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

This has been the finest August I can remember - cool nights and warm days. Michigan has the best weather in the country right now. 
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River Report - July 29, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

Somehow the world has turned enough to put us right into August.  Understanding where Summer started to slip away is a head scratche
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River Report - July 17, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

Well I guess we have to call the Hex Hatch finished for 2019. Sort of anyway.  Our insect hatches never turn of like a light switch;
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River Report - July 10, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

Hex have blown up on the Au Sable since the last report. While it certainly isn’t over yet on the Au Sable it is well past peak emergen
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River Report - June 26, 2019, Back To The Future

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

Hex are imminent.

They have been for the last week. We saw the big fish-flies blow up  in enormous number on Lake Margrethe a
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River Report - June 19, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

The fishing since the last report on the Au Sable has been surprising. The hatches came off as predicted but with the unprecedented cold
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River Report - June 14, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

The rains keep falling. The rivers rise.  The hatches keep moving along.

Some reaches of river have become too high and cloud
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River Report - June 6, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

June is finally here and, even though we’re running behind with a cold Spring, this week is destined to be the first of the Brown Drake
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River Report - May 31, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

It feels like we’ve turned a corner. The last month has been has been 20190528_182429tough for trout anglers.  Especially, for
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River Report - May 23, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

Fishing is always good, but now the catching is starting to slowly improve.   It’s been a cold Spring and we’ve been strugg
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River Report - May 17, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

Our river systems have blown up with insect life. The sand flies are out - you know, those little black critters that draw blood from you
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River Report - May 8, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

Every Spring of every trout season there’s a great fish story. This time it’s mine.

We’ve been struggling Up North to get th
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River Report - May 3, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

The opening week of trout fishing in Michigan is in the books. It was a tough one.  We had some very warm days that pushed Hendricks
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River Report - April 25, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

The opening week of the Michigan trout season has arrived. On the last Saturday of April all eleven thousand five hundred miles of trout
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River Report - April 4, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

It’s April now. I don’t know much, but I know that. That means that your two thousand and eighteen Michigan fishing license is no lon
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River Report - March 14, 2019

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

It’s been a winter that will live in infamy. This one had it all - many, many sub-zero mornings that creaked and popped the porch board
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