The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

  May 16, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report First off I’d like to let everyone know that this is the one hundred and fifty sixth episode of the Old Au Sable Fly Fishing radio broadcast report.  It is also with this report that we say goodbye and good luck to Dave … Read more

The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

    May 11, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report We’re on the precipice of a fantastic May storm.  Not the swirling dark and drizzle that soaks the landscape and knocks down trees, but on an ideal chain of events and conditions that makes May on the Au Sable a trout fisherman’s … Read more

Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

  April 27, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report The opening week of trout season has arrived.  And with an extremely warm, dry week acting as a prelude, the stage is set for the best opening week we’ve seen in years.  Water conditions have consistently improved; the water clarity and temperatures are … Read more

Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report

 Guide Sean with a nice brown.   March 31, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report. The terrible thing about working in a fly shop is that when the weather gets nice, you get busy.  We had a fine, sunny day in the fifties this week and, of course, I was locked in … Read more

Au Sable River Fishing Report

February 23, 2017 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report. I’m not quite sure what that Punxsutawney Phil fool was thinking on Groundhog’s Day when he prophesized six more weeks of winter, but it sure doesn’t look like we should ever take our weather predictions from an overgrown rat. As far as I can … 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 December 29, 2016

December 29, 2016 The Old Au Sable Fly Shop Fishing Report. We’ve been twisting in the “between time” here in Northern Michigan. Every year there’s a time when winter appears and shuts down the fall fun but doesn’t quite wield enough bluster to kick on the frozen wonderland events. It happened twice this year. Everything … Read more