Hendrickson Parachute

The Hendricksons appear, or should start appearing, around Michigan's trout opener on what I consider my "home waters"; the AuSable. It's quite an event to behold and even on the coldest of spring days, it hints at the warmth to come. The Hendricksons are the first of the handful of signature hatches that happen along …

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Brown Drake Emerger

The Brown Drake Mayfly begins the big dry fly season as a precursor to the Hex.  I know many Michigan trout bums that would rather fish the Brown Drake hatches because they take place just as it's getting dark and you're in bed by midnight after the spinner falls.  It's the perfect opening act for …