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Author:Tom Kuieck

10/15/09

What a wonderful three days it has been with the McKay group! Everybody connected with Kings with first-timer Charlie edging Muskegon regular Boyd for "Most Fish Landed" honors. Congrats, Charlie! Mike took Steelhead honors with a 10 lb. chromer, and today Ray...

10/13/09

Today, was day one of three with the McKay group from Chicago. Key to success of late is to find a hot hen, and the action will likely be good. Without an active hen and her attendant males, though, it gets tough. ...

9/12/09

Today was a study in contrasts:  Jim and his host Jeff hooked up on Jeff's first cast with the buck sucking in a chartruese and nuke egg.  The fish were active, fresh, and hookups were no problem.  Jim, Jeff's former pastor and good friend, is...

10/9/09

Today was payback on the weather front for the blue skies of yesterday. Showers and steady rain accompanied Tim and Todd's day on the Muskegon. Todd was up from Atlanta and heard about Dad's success on the Manisee with Captain Don Graham, so...

10/8/09

Whew! A break in the rainy, windy weather! Two wonderful people! What more could a guide want? Just a most enjoyable day today with Jim and his wife, Mary, for whom he bought a RiverQuest gift certificate as a Christmas present....

9/30/09

Today marked the best Chinook fly fishing I've been privileged to experience as a guide. The Manistee is flat-out filled with Kings, and thanks to Captain Don's directions, we got into fresh fish eager to take the fly. I lost count of the...

7-09-09

Sometimes it’s more than fishing…. For the last three days, Captain Don Graham and I relived our trout fishing genesis—the Jordon River, one of Michigan’s finest river jewels. Our expedition was the result of a mid-winter pact Don and I had sealed to “get back...

6-24-09

Sheesh!  What a cooker!  Temps in the 90's and no breeze!  Without question, one of the warmest days I've ever had on the river.  No matter, though, Ross and Doug, went to work with the sink tips and streamers, and the trout cooperated with frequent...

6-09-09

Introducing people to fly fishing is one of the real joys of guiding, and doing so with the fat lines is all the better. Saturday afternoon and evening I had the privilege of teaching Kevin, our Riverquest website developer and manager, and his girlfriend...

6-09-09

Thought I would pass on a recommendation to those of you interested in learning how to Spey Cast. I enrolled in Great Lakes Fly Fishing Company's Spey Casting Class, organized by Great Lakes staffer and Spey caster, Bob Brindle. Each of us at...