A River Reborn

A River Reborn

Dam removals on the Boardman River improve health of fishery, ecosystem By Nate Winkler, Biologist for Conservation Resource Alliance Cover Photo: Michigan Out-of-Doors Editor Nick Green poses with a 22-plus-inch brown trout caught on the Boardman River below Brown...
After Ice Pike

After Ice Pike

By Blake Sherburne Every winter, the same thing happens. My life-long fishing buddy, Kenny, and I spend just about every possible moment on our local rivers chasing steelhead. As all steelheaders know, sometimes the bites are few and far between. During the long bouts...
Home Water

Home Water

By Calvin McShane We had no business being on the stream. The water was high — dangerously so. October blended into 31 days of rain; the sandy soil of the Eastern U.P. became a waterlogged sponge. When Jack called and asked about the prospect of his steelhead trip, I...
Nymphamaniac: The Fish

Nymphamaniac: The Fish

The author with The Fish. Nymphing has come to be one of the author’s favorite ways to fly fish and The Fish helped to solidify that. This picture was taken on the bank of Pere Marquette River in May 2014. By Nick Green There are certain things in the outdoor...