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6th Street Dam, fishing report, fly tying, grand rapids, Michigan Fly Fishing Report, west michigan, winter -

Welcome to the void. Our weather pattern is looking pretty dismal, with no relief from the Artic air masses that keep lashing the Midwest. Thus, we haven't been fishing much at all, simply because it's so frigid. Nobody really is. Sounds like there are still some fish at sixth street dam, but with the recent precipitation, it's a slushy mess, making it somewhat difficult. There's another sizable storm rolling in tomorrow, bringing with it ~5" of snow in GR. And the weekend temps are going to be in the teens, and single digits over night. That pattern will persist throughout...

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east lansing, fishing report, Fly fishing, fly tying, grand rapids, Grand River Fishing Report, Michigan fishing report, Michigan Fly Fishing Report, Muskegon River Fishing Report, Pere Marquette River Fishing Report, steelhead, trout, west michigan -

We are finally winding down from the holidays, and reflecting on the past year. What a blast! Fishing was spectacular, and we hope the same holds true for 2019. We had the privilege of meeting some awesome new people, and fishing with old friends. It was a great year, both on the water and in the shops. Thanks for all the support! We truly appreciate it! Lately, fishing has been surprisingly good. The weather over the past 2 weeks has been fairly "stable", with mild temps, decent rain, and light snow (in our neck of the woods anyway). Around the...

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6th Street Dam, brown trout, east lansing, Echo Fly Rods, fishing, fishing report, Fly fishing, fly patterns, fly tying, grand rapids, grand river, Grand River Fishing Report, Michigan fishing report, Michigan Fly Fishing Report, Pere Marquette River, swing, Swing Flies, west michigan -

Recent rains and snow melt have improved fishing conditions, but things are still relatively challenging. The Grand River, Pere Marquette, and Muskegon River have all been producing fish, but the weather has been less than ideal. Egg Flies, Hex nymphs, and small swing flies have been good options. A possible warmup next week will improve the trout and steelhead fishing locally and up north. Check our class schedule for upcoming tying events.

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6th Street Dam, fishing, fishing report, Fly fishing, fly tying, grand rapids, grand river, Grand River Fishing Report, Michigan fishing report, Michigan Fly Fishing Report, Nymphs, pattern, Pere Marquette River Fishing Report, steelhead, swing, Swing Flies, trout, west michigan -

Steelhead and trout fishing has been good in the Grand River and West Michigan. Nymphing has been consistent, and swinging spey flies can be good on certain days. Conditions will improve as the weather stabilizes to a more consistent winter pattern. Lots of large steelhead lurking our waters. The quality of fishing changes day to day.

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6th Street Dam, brown trout, east lansing, fishing, fishing report, Fly fishing, fly tying, grand rapids, grand river, Grand River Fishing Report, Michigan fishing report, Michigan Fly Fishing Report, Rogue River, steelhead, trout, west michigan -

Steelhead fishing in the Grand River and surrounding tributaries has been good, but the weather continues to dampen the action. There are plenty of fish around, but dropping water temperatures can make it difficult to get fish to cooperate. Nymphing egg patterns and nymphs is consistent, and swinging spey flies is an option, but not necessarily a numbers thing.

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