Saturday, June 27, 2015

Summers Here

Hi All

Been busy and staying out of trouble...What's the latest....The Hex Hatch is going for a little while longer( week or two more)..It started going from my reports around June18th was decent...Me I started around the 21st.. I waited for the water to drop and clear, then some heat to build up to get the hatch rolling...Some great reports of some big fish being caught with the lights out...It's easier to trick them into eating when they can't see every little thing..Casting and mending fly line in the dark still has to be done well but not to perfection like daytime dry flies..

Daytime fishing has been picking up...As the water gets low and clear the fish are getting hungry and feeding during daylight hours too..Nymphing and terrestrials are getting it done...The high dirty water of the last few weeks has had challenging days with full belly fish...Glad to see it getting to a more normal flow...

When the rivers were high, dirty and tough fishing a couple weeks ago Jeff Hubbard and I tried some local lakes for Gills and Bass one afternoon. That was a nice change of pace lakes were full and clear... perfect condition.... It's Fun watching those fish gang up on your popper...All of them taking turns at tearing the rubber legs off the poppers..

Just got back from Saginaw Bay Walleye fishing with some friends( John, Brad, and Chuck) June 24,25th.....It was a good trip with 13 the first day and 10 the second day...Only one throw back all the rest were keepers and our biggest Walleye was 26.5"..So we have some fish in the freezer for some fish fries...

My 25' Baha Cruiser has been in the water at the docks for a littler over a month...Been out a bunch of times catching Kings, Lakers and Steelhead.. Probably going out tomorrow we have a good wave report for Ludington for the next few days..

My Son Adam graduated High School May 29th. 3 rd. in his class. He has also enrolled at Ferris State. His Major is Criminal Justice and we hope he does well and likes college. Ferris has a CJ program, A-Z all right there...From what I hear it's a great school..

River trips trickle in all summer..I'm booked June 28,29 and July 2, this week.. Lots of options fishing wise, Hex Hatch, daytime dries and nymphing, or mousing at night...Warm water wise, we have Gills and Bass on local lakes with poppers and rivers with Smallies and Pike top water and streamers.. If your looking to get out and do some fishing give us a call...231-745-6667 and book a trip we have lots of good openings...

ATV riders are having a blast on the trials. The Ox Market Flea Roast in Irons, Mi. is this weekend..Me and Debi went there for a few hours today to check out ONE of Lake County's many festivals that go on thru the summer months...Next is 4th. of July weekend.. After that is the Idlewild Jazz Festival July 10,11th..Then Trout-A-Rama July 15--19th..Ludington Offshore Classic is July 16-19th.. My boat HOOKZA LOT will be in that tournament...It's a lot of fun even if you don't win the big money..

Life Is Short....Fish as much as you can...

Tight Lines