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Author:Tom Kuieck

Uncle/Nephew Bonding

"Off to Michigan State as a freshman this fall? Great! Proud of you, but we need to go fishing together one last time!" I suspect that customer and long time friend, Jeff, had a conversation something like this with his nephew, Grant, who loves to fish...

Don’s Day!

Captain Don Graham of RiverQuest Charters conducted a clinic on how to hook and land steelhead with indicators today on the Muskegon River. Guide and student was I as Don deftly hooked multiple steelhead (Aren't they all supposed to be back in Lake Michigan by...

Don’t Be Deceived…

This splash of morning sunlight was all Mother Nature saw fit to send us today. Apparently, she thought snow,  unrelenting high winds, and frigid temps would be her gift, such as it was, to us today.  As Steve wrote in his post, "Brrr!"  The first...

End of the Rainbow

There it was as Chuck, Mike, and I motored up the Muskegon River this morning: a double rainbow—a portent, we hoped, of rich things to come. And come they did. No pot of gold but plenty of silver that bent fly rods all day long. ...

“Some Days Are Diamonds…”

Yes, and "Some Are Stones," but not today! An absolutely amazing day of fly fishing steelhead with attorney Pat and retired detective Terry: Chamber of Commerce weather, clearing water, and eager steelhead that sucked egg and stone fly patterns all day.  Our fishing companion was...

Glorious!

Spring gifted Ron, Bob, and me with some soft breezes, high skies, and warm—oh, so wonderfully warm—sunshine.  With temps popping 60, tiny mayflies and brown stone flies took flight, their wings fluttering, reflecting in the sunlight.  Steelhead, both winter fish and bright, newly run bullets,...

Special Day

Whenever i am privileged to host my former colleague and friend, Tom TenBrink, Jenison Public Schools Superintendent, for a day of fly fishing, it's a special day. Tom is an extraordinary leader who, with some terrific teachers and principals, have built an amazing school system....