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Anglers of the AuSable Call for Help to Help Stop Oil and Gas Leases Near the “Holy Waters”


Written by: Phil Monahan

In late October, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources auctioned nearly 2,800 acres in and near the Au Sable Holy Waters corridor (between the Whirlpool and Thendara) for potential oil and gas development. Most if not all of these leases were purchased by Encana, the Canadian company which is using. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week XIII: George Daniel


Written by: Phil Monahan

George Daniel shows off a brown trout from one of his Pennsylvania home waters.
All photos courtesy George Daniel

A couple years ago, we ran a series called “Trout Bum of the Week,” in which we highlighted some of the guys living the good life. . .of a sort. (See the bottom of this post for a link to the previous installments.) Last week we launched another round of. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Rogue Brown Trout in Michigan


Written by: Phil Monahan

Michigan’s Rogue River, a tributary of the Grand, is well known for its fall brown-trout fishing.
Photo courtesy Scott Ribitch

Blog reader Scott Ribitch sent in this photo along with a description: “This beautiful brown trout was holed up in a deep pool and took my egg fly on the Rogue River in Rockford, Michigan.”

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Trading Secrets with a Bass Master, Plus a Chrome Surprise


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

Tom admires a fine Lake St. Clair smallmouth caught in fairly cold water.
Photo courtesy JP DeRose, Breaking Boundaries

Yesterday, I was on Lake St. Clair—just outside of Detroit and Windsor, Ontario—and it was cold, rainy, and windy with water temperatures in the high 40s. If someone had asked me last week if this would. . .

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Photos of the Day: Lena’s Lunker


Written by: Phil Monahan

It may not be as pretty as a brown trout, but Lena looks mighty happy to have landed such a brute.
Photo by Martin Turek

Proud father Martin Turek sent in these photos, along with the story behind them:

My daughter Lena caught this sucker on the Manistee River (below Tippy Dam) while trying for the brown trout that where in position to steal some eggs. She was using my new. . .

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