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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Andy Duffy

Wet Flies: They’re often all it takes for a trout angler

“A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!” yelled King Richard III as a battle raged around him on the English moors. His words were echoing in my mind, but I wasn’t an English king on a battlefield. I was merely a trout fisherman living in Michigan during the throes of winter. As I rummaged through my fly-tying materials I muttered, “A neck. A neck. My fly rod for a neck.”

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Why ant imitations might be your ticket to trout this summer

The best aquatic insect hatches are over for the year. We’re squarely in terrestrial season. For a lot of trout anglers, terrestrial season means fishing with grasshopper imitations. Perhaps they should go to the ant instead – especially if they’re fishing small streams such as the northern Lower Peninsula’s Black, Pigeon, Little Manistee, Boardman, the Fox in the Upper Peninsula and similarly sized rivers.

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Convention celebrates deep roots of trapping in Michigan

Evart, Mich. — A party atmosphere prevailed when the Michigan Trappers and Predator Callers Association held its annual convention here Aug. 17-18. A steady procession of a variety of people strolled through the gate all looking happy and content. They flocked to the Osceola County Fairgrounds here to attend the trapping demonstrations at an attractively

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