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The fish below was caught on this cast.
The fish below was caught on this cast.
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Personal best brookie so far.
Personal best brookie so far.
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Another caught on the first cast of the day!
Another caught on the first cast of the day!

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Time of Day8am to 3pm
Fish CaughtBrook Trout
Conditions & HatchesNone

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Summer_dougJune 19th, 2018, 3:01 am
Detroit, MI

Posts: 35
Was able to take a couple new fly fishermen to the Mason Tract on the south branch where we targeted primarily brook trout. Although we saw what appeared to be some sporadic sulphurs hatching, none of the fish were caught on that pattern. Instead, the patriot ruled the day accounting for 7 of the ten fish caught.

Nothing of substantial size, but absolutely beautiful fish and environs.
From Michigan
Jmd123June 19th, 2018, 8:44 am
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2358
Nice looking water! And brookies are always so pretty...well done!

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
MartinlfJune 19th, 2018, 3:17 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2880
Nice work. Thanks!
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
PartsmanJune 20th, 2018, 5:00 am
bancroft michigan

Posts: 222
Well done, nice looking fish.
TimCatJune 20th, 2018, 5:51 pm
Alanson, MI

Posts: 121
Nice! I love me some brookies.

Ya know, I'm on my 4th year of fly fishing in MI and I still haven't gone to the trout stretches of the Au Sable yet... I think this summer will be the time.
"If I'm not going to catch anything, then I 'd rather not catch anything on flies" - Bob Lawless

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