From the Editor by Bill Parker

An early birthday celebration on the pheasant opener

Don’t blame Zach Burnette for celebrating a little bit, a couple days shy of his 14th birthday. The 13-year-old Cass City resident was all smiles when I caught up with him at lunch on opening day of pheasant season 2019…

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.

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