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Weather this week looks to be hit and miss but it will be worth some time on the water to stay cool in the heat of Northern Michigan summer. It might be a good idea to pack a swimsuit on the water as either it will be pouring rain or hot and muggy. 

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It's National Cherry Festival week here in Traverse City and many people are itching to get out of town and away from the crowds. Here are some great ways to hit the water and enjoy some quiet time on waterways of Northern Michigan.

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The weekend is finally here and it looks like we're going to get some beautiful weather...until Sunday that is. Oh well, we're all used to it by now right?  I have been harping on everyone to be adaptable and this week will be no different as we continue to see high water and constant precipitation. It's hard to believe the National Cherry Festival starts next weekend! Successful anglers are experimenting with new methods instead of waiting on the bank in likely spots waiting for the hatches that seem like they'll never show... TROUT Things are getting better. Our guides have...

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Bass, Bluegill, Pike, Trout -

We've had an unbelievable weekend with great weather a good fishing but looking ahead you might want to pack your rain gear if you're headed to Northern Michigan. Besides Tuesday, the forecast is calling for rain every day this week. Wednesday and Saturday look to have the heaviest precipitation but that shouldn't keep you off the water. Remember, fish have to eat!

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Bass, Pike, Spring, Trout -

    TROUT Many anglers have been frustrated with trout fishing as water has stayed cold and hatches have been elusive. Remember that it will get better and we'll be back on schedule in no time. Those that spend the most time on the water will be the most successful as windows of opportunity can be short this time of year. Plan on fishing streamers, wet flies, and nymphs and hope for dry fly action.  Hendricksons will likely diminish after this weekend so it's a good idea to start carrying Sulphurs, Olive and Tan Caddis, March Browns, and Mahoganies. This...

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