A Photo Essay: The Last Day of Summer

A Photo Essay: The Last Day of Summer

“…and all at once, summer collapsed into fall.” – Oscar Wilde. By Greg Frey, a fly fishing guide for Boyne Outfitters and schoolteacher in Gaylord. This article originally appeared in the Fall 2020 magazine. Get the next issue delivered to your...

Musky: A Keystone Species

By Kory Boozer, avid angler and member of the Michigan Musky Alliance A musky is a keystone species that helps hold everything together in its environment. Oftentimes, this role is played out by apex predators such as wolves in Yellowstone National Park, sea otters in...
Made in Michigan: DriftPro Anchor Winch

Made in Michigan: DriftPro Anchor Winch

Product: DriftPro Anchor Winch Made: In Michigan Michigan Out-of-Doors Credentialing: Must-have for steelhead, salmon and trout fishing Good ideas are rarely born from thin air; most of the time they are an evolution of someone else’s idea that can be made better,...
Steelhead: After Spawn

Steelhead: After Spawn

Written By Blake Sherburne, Steelhead: After Spawn My ever-present fishing buddy, Kenny, and I had a tough time getting on the river last year. I was caught up being a stay-at-home dad to my three-year-old daughter after the Christmas tree harvest season ended and...
The Work Behind Michigan’s Fishery

The Work Behind Michigan’s Fishery

What does it take to keep our state a world-class fishery? Sponsored by the Michigan Wildlife Council Michigan is known as one of the best freshwater fisheries and angler destinations in North America. Within the state, each area has it’s own unique fishery to...
Not His Raft

Not His Raft

Not his raft, but I let him fish in it… By Emily Hansen The transition from fall to winter in Northern Michigan was almost eerie this year, and was not able to get my raft out like I normally would. Drought-like conditions and unusually warm temperatures pushed...