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Author:Steve Kuieck

Its Your Year Jake

Don Vroon and his son Jake joined me today for a a summer-like day on the Manistee River. Fishing continues to be very productive though water temperatures have risen with the very warm weather. Get ready for a lot pictures featuring the Vroon's, they are...

Booth You Win!

If you were wondering if all the rumors were true regarding the average size of the returning salmon this year, the pictures speak for themselves! Yes, the fish are big and going to be pretty hard on our gear. There are some smaller salmon mixed...

It Begins

Salmon have started to enter the lower stretches of our early running rivers. While numbers are down the sizes are definitely up. Reports  of salmon regularly pushing the upper 20lb range and even a mid-30's fish being caught off Manistee. Daily salmon reports will start...

AK Wrap Up

I am still basking in our successes from our recent trip to the far Western reaches of Alaska, it still seams surreal that only a few days ago we could gaze upon the Bering Sea, catch rainbows the size of our steelhead on 6wts, and...

Every Once In A While

It is not too often that I can get a couple of the RQ guys together for a day of fun fishing on the river.  Summer vacations and day-to-day river obligations seem to make days like today pretty tough to come by. Don and Jay...

Be Patient, Fish Hard

Atlantic salmon fishing continues to hold its own for the patient angler. Salmon numbers continue to be less than in previous years, but available for both the nymph and streamer fisherman. Epic hex hatches have the morning bite on nymphs pretty soft while streamers have...

No Real Monsters

7-12-11 With water temps starting to rise we started nymphing in the faster stretches of the the upper river.  Fish fed well all afternoon providing consistent action.  No real monsters were landed(although John"had" one on) but fish were lively and several holdovers were caught.  Best...

Sal & Whitey

The trend of 2011 seems to be continuing--nothing will come easily! Another tough bite today in the Soo, the weather cleared and made for a "Chamber of Commerce" day on the river. The whitefish were very happy this morning as were some salmon for only...