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Author:Tom Kuieck

“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....

Hole in One

Well, not quite, but for collegiate golf team member, Nick, darn close!  On this his first fly fishing float trip, Nick hooked his first steelhead ever and brought it to hand like the links pro he hopes someday he will be.  Nick, his brother Adam,...

Last Cast

One would think that the fish gods would shower some love on two guys who trekked to the Muskegon River to stay at our Muskegon River Lodge and fly fish with their four buddies and guides Jay, Don, and me.  Oh, the gods gave love...

Senior Living

As the two "well seasoned veteran" RiverQuest Charters fly fishing guides, Captain Don Graham and I trudged off to the Activity Center today for some recreational therapy.  Heeding our physicians' admonitions to stay active in our "Golden Years," we dutifully followed  orders.  We spent the...

Sunning on the MO

Six eagles; two flocks of turkeys; ducks, ducks, and more ducks; one gorgeous river; steelhead on the fly brought to hand. Sunny skies brought out God's creatures to catch some rays this afternoon.  It was almost as if they, like us, were grabbing every hint...

Guides’ Rest

So, so good to get back on the Mighty Muskegon River with fellow RiverQuest guide and best fishing bud, Don Graham.  Both of us love winter fly fishing for steelhead so when we finally were able spend a few hours on the river we love,...

Massachusetts Meets Michigan

Last fall, Peter and his son Arioch, who live in Boston, fly fished with me for fall steelhead on the Muskegon River with good success. Arioch photographed my releasing his steelhead, and dad Peter enlarged and framed the pic which now hangs on his office...

A Family Affair

John, wife Chris, sons Sam and Henry, and pooch Buster joined Captain Steve and me for a day of fly fishing for steelhead and salmon.  The salmon run has built significantly over the last couple of days to the point of offering fishing opportunities more...