Hex hatch on Au Sable still likely a week or so away

The significance of their hatch is the sheer numbers of insects hatching at the same time. The mayfly hatch usually occurs at night, and when it does, it triggers fish, especially trout, into a feeding frenzy.

Check twice when fueling your boat

With a rise in the amount of ethanol being mixed with gasoline, make sure you use either alcohol-free gasoline or, at most, E-10.

Tough lesson for a lure-buying addict

I used to walk into a tackle shop wishing I was rich enough to buy one of every lure they were selling. I knew one of those lures would be the “one,” that perfect lure, the lure no fish could…

Smile, critters, you’re on camera

Logging on to webcams around the world will allow you to watch everything from nesting puffins on the Atlantic coast, to brown bears catching salmon on the Pacific, or immature peregrine falcons growing up under the International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie.

Lake Erie producing limits of walleyes these days

I just arrived home from a fishing trip out of Port Clinton, Ohio, which promotes itself as the walleye capital of the world. From what I’ve seen after every visit, I cannot argue the city’s claim to fame. I was…

Stop, look, soak it in

While headed to work the other day, long before dawn, I looked out over the St Mary’s River river and noticed what seemed to be fog. Then I noticed a couple spikes of light and I realized it wasn’t a…

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