Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

May 4, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report Trout season 2017 is well underway.  We saw the best trout opening day that we’ve had in years.   The weather opened up just enough and collided with a sliver of decent water conditions to entertain anglers with a trout rise to blue-winged olives, hendricksons, … Read more

River Report January 27, 2017

    January 27, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report I remember winters like this.  I remember mid-winter warm-ups where the ground went bare in February and the snowshoe hares glowed white against brown ground.  I like those winters.  I like a good thaw and this has been a long one. That … Read more

River Report January 19, 2017

  January 19, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report Ice fishing season continues to blossom here in Northern Michigan.  Nearly all of the inland lakes have at least some fishable ice conditions.  Although, the extreme warm-up has the surface a mess.  And the largest bodies of water and rivers should be treated … Read more

River Report January 9, 2017

January 6, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report Winter has struck the heart of Northern Michigan.  We’re in a snowy deep freeze for the foreseeable future.  That means, for the fisherfolks in our area, that we’re locked solidly into two perennial fishing seasons—ice fishing season and fly tying season. It’s funny; both … Read more

River Report October 7, 2016

October 7, 2016 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report. It’s been a warm, wet Fall so far.  That makes for some soaked bird britches, bird dogs, and the never totally waterproof, and too expensive “waterproof” boots.  It has also kept the foliage thick. That thick leave cover should start to thin soon, though.  … Read more

River Report June 2, 2016

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report It’s June and that means one thing above all others in Northern Michigan—it’s time to go fishing.  It’s prime time angling for nearly every fish that swims in our lakes and streams. The Bluegill fishing is prime right now.  I took Jack to a little, puddle lake … Read more

Andy’s Audio River Reports

After it was announced that Andy won the 2016  Michigan Association of Broadcasters Broadcast Excellence Award we’ve had a bunch of requests to hear some. So here you are, the first one is “Bluegills” OLD AU SABLE BLUEGILLS 071515 The second one is “Thunderstorm” OLD AU SABLE THUNDERSTORM 080615 The third is “Weather” OLD AU … Read more