Gates AuSable Lodge Epic 580 Special

The tradition of using a fiberglass fly rod can mean different things to different people and this special run of rods will please all anglers. Gates AuSable Lodge owner, Josh Greenberg, dreamt up a classic-looking rod that is a throwback of years-gone-by on Michigan's own Au Sable River.  The modern components usher these rods into … Continue reading Gates AuSable Lodge Epic 580 Special

Borcher’s Drake Parachute

Being a history buff, I enjoy tying flies that have a story to tell.  In the mid 1900's in northern Michigan, primarily around the Grayling area, Ernie Borchers was a well known guide on the Au Sable River.  He created the Borcher's Drake mayfly, which, not unlike the Adams, is a great all-around imitator.  With … Continue reading Borcher’s Drake Parachute