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The Brook Trout Coalition is hosting a movie night next week showing Artifishal, a film produced by Patagonia. Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature. It will be at Traverse City's Hagerty Center starting at 6pm. Admission is $8 for adults, students under 17 will be free. Advance tickets are available here. 

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Hey everyone, just some news regarding The Boardman River that you should be aware of. On October 30th, there will be a meeting hosted by Traverse City's Downtown Development Authority Boardman Leadership team in and the Great Lakes Fisheries Commission. The meeting will be held at The City Opera House and will run from 5:30-7pm.  Questions to be addressed can be submitted online here, until October 21st. We urge you to voice any concerns over the FishPass and attend the meeting if possible so we can all stay informed about the future of our precious fresh water resources.  Here is an article...

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fly tying, intruder, jeff hubbard, spey, steelhead, swing -

he second fly from our evening with Jeff Hubbard, The Heckler is a beautiful intruder-style swing fly for steelhead. Jeff uses this fly in the spring and fall on Michigan's Pere Marquette and uses worm weights to adjust to the different depths and water levels throughout the seasons. Experiment with different colors and rubber leg styles to fit your needs.

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Flies at The Franklin, Fly Tying, Nymph, Steelhead -

On yet another cold winter evening Jeff Hubbard joined us for another edition of Flies at The Franklin and tied up two beautiful Michigan steelhead flies. This is the first video release of two so please stay tuned for one more featuring Jeff's flies. 

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Dry Fly, fly tying, Trout -

Hope you've all enjoyed your time at the vise lately, it's one of the few things that can reliably get me through the winter. This week we're exploring the world of no-hackle dry flies. That's right, you can create beautiful and functional dry flies without using hackle! 

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