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

Hendrickson Klinkhammer (Emerger)

A few weeks ago I tied up a parachute dun pattern for the inevitable Hendrickson hatch this Spring.  To keep with consistency, I figured on tying up a Hendrickson Mayfly in a  very effective "Klinkhammer" emerger pattern.  For beginners, the most difficult part of the fly would be to build a strong post but other … Continue reading Hendrickson Klinkhammer (Emerger)