Wintertime is here

December 7th, 2018 at 1:17 pm

Old man winter has tightened his grip here in the Upper Peninsula.  Fish has responded to the frigid temps, but regardless of conditions some great fishing has been available.  Steelhead and Lake Run Brown Trout predominant the catch recently, this season we have seen some truly remarkable specimens. Congrats to our recent customers on some remarkable fish!

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Winter is here

November 15th, 2018 at 2:30 pm

An early winter has greeted us here in the UP, frigid temps and snow! Seems as if we pretty much fast forwarded from November to mid December at this point. Regardless of the weather some good fishing has been available. Steelhead, Brown Trout and Coho are present in rivers across the region. Some absolutely remarkable fish are around this fall, congrats to Marty on a certified 17 lb Steelhead -pictures below! A trophy anywhere that Steelhead swim! Congrats to rest of our recent guests as well on some phenomenal fish, quite a fall!








October 14th, 2018 at 10:41 am

Beautiful fall colors right now here in the UP, an absolutely wonderful time to visit.  Recent rains have our rivers running on the high side. It has been a cooler fall than normal at this point, already a few snows have greeted us. Muskies, resident Trout and Steelhead/Salmon are available. Congrats to our recent guests on some first class fish! Come visit the UP, it’s beautiful outside…





Fall is in the air

October 3rd, 2018 at 10:32 am

Finally feeling like autumn here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, crisp morning & colors in the forest.  The fishing that is available in the fall is so unique. Muskie to Trout or Salmon, something for everyone to enjoy. This fall’s Muskie fishing has been very rewarding, many personal bests. Congrats to our guests on some highly remarkable fish!




September 18th, 2018 at 7:35 pm

Fall is in the air here in the Upper Peninsula, some fun fishing opportunities are here! Heavy rains recently brought river levels up big time, but now we are back at normal flows. Currently Pike & Muskie fishing has been getting better with cooling water temps. We have had a very warm late summer & water temps have been quite high. Some salmon are available in the rivers as well, more rain coming some fishing should improve. Some fall colors are also beginning in certain areas of the UP.





A favorite time

August 21st, 2018 at 4:46 pm

Summer continues here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and a fun variety of fishing options are available. Water temps are warm everywhere, it has been one of the warmest summers I can remember here. Smallmouth Bass fishing has been outstanding, ideal conditions exist with topwater and subsurface being productive. Fishing on the St Marys river has been tough at times but rewarding






U.P. Mid summer fishing report

August 6th, 2018 at 4:33 pm

Summer keeps rolling on here in the UP and the warm days continue. It has definitely been one of the hottest summers on record.  Some well needed rains have blessed us recently, drought conditions were present prior to this in many areas of our region. On the St Marys River Atlantic Salmon are available, mid summer conditions exist. Inland Trout fishing has been slow on most streams other than spring fed creeks. Congrats to our guests on some downright fish on a lifetime recently!






Mid Summer fishing in Upper Michigan

July 22nd, 2018 at 4:04 pm

It’s the heart of summer here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and fly fishing opportunities are available across the board.  It’s has been a hotter/dryer than normal summer so water temps are up.  On the St Marys river Atlantic Salmon fishing has been fair, higher than normal angling pressure exists so please be courteous on the river. Some nice fish are available, but warming water temps have made fishing challenging at times. Congrats to our guests on some magnificent fish!






St Marys River & UP fishing report

July 11th, 2018 at 5:19 pm

Our warm summer continues & water temps continue to climb across the UP region.  Many areas stream temps are getting quite high to target resident trout.  Atlantic Salmon, Steelhead & resident Rainbow Trout are available on the St Marys river currently. Fishing has been variable but some high quality fish have been taken. High sun seems to be the norm this season w all the warm days.







Summer Daze

June 22nd, 2018 at 7:48 pm

Wow, a big time rain event has left lots of the UP a mess. Our friends in Copper Country are under a state of emergency as many roads & lots of infrastructure has been devastated. Other parts of the UP received big rains also, but minimal damage from the flooding. Previously to the rain some great Trout fishing was underway with lots of strong hatches. It is going to be quite a while till streams drop into shape, so other fishing options are available!