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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An Attractive Prince

The Prince Nymph and it's variations have been around for years.  The standard is one of those flies that don't imitate anything in particular other than something that appears to be trout chow.  Instead of peacock herl, I used tinsel which ensures this fly is going to get down to where the nymphs are without …

Epic 580 Fiberglass Fly Rod Review

I'm a guy that likes to try out new gear.  It doesn't matter if it's a new fly tying material, new fly line, rod, reel, boat; it doesn't matter.  A little while ago, I was browsing the latest news and reviews on Midcurrent and saw an advertisement that had a green fly rod and the …

A Cure for the Green Curse

This summer, more than ever, there have been situations with rising fish all over the place and nobody can figure out what they're taking.  Tippets have been lengthened and downsized, angles have been changed, flies changed, fly sizes changed and yet the fish continue to snub all offerings.  My best guess is that they were …