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Thursday, July 25th, 2024

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Thursday, July 25th, 2024

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Bob Gwizdz: Big trout love streamers

Fishing Michigan's east-central Lower’s Pere Marquette River a couple days after a heavy rainstorm, the author caught this impressive brown trout (among others) on a streamer. (Photo courtesy of Bob Gwizdz)

Big fish eat little fish. It’s the way the world works, but I sometimes think anglers lose sight of it.

What brings this to mind is a float I made on Michigan’s Pere Marquette River with Frank Willetts, the proprietor of Pere Marquette River Lodge.
Our original plan was to head out in the evening, hope for a hatch – it was prime time for the gray drake hatch, but that particular bug has been in decline here in recent years – and then throw mice after dark. But two days before our trip, it rained, hard, for about 10 hours, raising the water level and coloring it up.
I, for one, was very pleased by this development.

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