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General RegionNorth east Michigan
Time of DayDay light till about noon
Fish CaughtSmall browns and brookies
Conditions & HatchesTricos

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MichimikeAugust 11th, 2022, 2:30 pm
Bancroft, Michigan

Posts: 10
I went up north Tuesday to my favorite river, I haven’t been since the last week in May. I couldn’t sleep so I just got up about 1:30 am and hit the road by 2:30. I took my time and arrived just before day break. I was at the spot I wanted to be as the sun was making its way up and started swinging a olive soft hackle. I was pleasantly surprised to be catching quit a few smaller fish. Then the tricos made there appearance and I switched to trico spinner pattern, it was wonderful technical sort of fishing. I lost count of how many fish I caught, nothing big but I really like this fishing. It was so good to be back to my favorite river, And I try to enjoy every minute, and all of the wonderful things Mother Nature shares with me.
Mike.
Jmd123August 14th, 2022, 9:52 am
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2595
Good for you, Mike! Any action, especially with dry flies, beats no action any day! & I LOVE 3-WEIGHTS!!!

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
MartinlfAugust 14th, 2022, 6:46 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3211
Trico fishing is the best! Glad you did well.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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