Anglers getting the lockdown blues

Really, hasn’t this gone on long enough? According to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order “individuals may leave their home or place of residence, and travel as necessary, to engage in outdoor activity, including walking, hiking, running,...

Teach them how to cast

TakeMeFishing.org just published a quick guide to getting a kid handy with a fishing rod. Muskegon River Lodge pro-tip: Avoid buying those cartoon character licensed mini-rods that come packaged with line and lures, etc. They don’t last and they’re not...

Fishing report: The February turning point

Photo: RiverQuest The latest from Capt. Steven Kuieck at RiverQuest Charters: “Unusual” would is the only way to describe this winter’s weather. High water, mostly from rain events, and some family vacation time have kept me off the river for a fairly significant...

Save the date: 2020 Midwest Fly Fishing Expo

The 2020 Expo is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, and Sunday, March 15, at the Macomb Community College Sports and Expo Center in Warren, Michigan. The event offers dozens of presentations and demonstrations and more than 100 exhibitors — rod builders; fly...

2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour in Grand Rapids

Saw the (leap year) date: The Fly Fishing Film Tour is set for the Weathy Theater in Grand Rapids on Feb. 29. Tickets are $19 and may be purchased online here. The tour says “discount tickets” will be available soon at these shops: Nomad Anglers, Great...