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Everything but the squeal Smallmouth fun on the Menominee River by Tom Davis – Tuesday, Jul 5th, 2016 A smallmouth bass was rushing Winston Ostrow’s bug in skinny water, pushing a tsunami-sized bow wave, and I was squealing like a little girl. OhmygodWinstondoyouseethatherehecomesohmygodthat’sunbelievable … Unlike me, Winston kept his wits about him—which is to say,…

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Last remaining Smallmouth dates for 2016!

  Tight Lines guide service is a small operation with some of the finest warm water guides working on some the finest smallmouth rivers in the world. Each season we fill all of our dates very quickly and are asked each day what is still available for the season.  To make this easier for those…

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Two Spots for Bolivia just opened up!

  Two spots just opened up for this trip of a lifetime!  This is by far the most exotic and my favorite destination in the world.  This year we are doing something a bit different and not staying at the lodge. I have worked out details with the lodge manager for a camp trip far…

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April Fishing Report

                        Tributary Report   A lack of rain, 80 degree days and the fact that our snow has been gone for almost two months now has made the steelhead fishing tricky.  Most of the rivers north of Sheboygan are getting very low and have…

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Two minutes and sixteen seconds of awesome.

I thought this was a great video to share. Enjoy! Testify is a visual poem adapted from the essay “Testament of a Fisherman” published in 1964 by Michigan author John Voelker. Over 50 years later we filmed this video on and around the author’s home waters of Marquette County on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula because we…

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Fish The Driftless With Charlie!

Charlie has a few Spring Creek guide days left in April!  Early spring can bring some of the absolute best fishing the Driftless Area has to offer!  For that reason, Charlie Piette packs his bags and spends the entire month of April guiding in Vernon County.  Due to a few cancellations this year, he has had some premium dates open up. …

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A Few Great Spring Steelhead Patterns

  Spring Steelhead Patterns From The Pros Brule River X-Legs with Damian Wilmot This is a must have Brule River fly for Steelhead.  Watch Fly By Night guide Damian Wilmot tie this essential Brule nymph.  Check out all of our videos at www.tightlinesflyshop.com and take a look at Fly By Night Guide Service to book…

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