A Day on the Water — Opal Minnow Jig
Lake Huron Spawning Smallmouth, May 20 to 22
Broken Barb Hooks Clouser Minnow Patterns Marabou Banger Popper Mopworm Jigs Opal Minnow Jig
The Michigan Fly Fishing Club does a big outing at the tip of the Thumb, usually the weekend before Memorial Day Weekend. Its a good time to go but expect a lot of guys on the water that weekend. We fish spots from Quanicassee to Huron City. I fished the river mouth pond of a small natural flowing stream. The water was deep and still with visibility of maybe 4 feet. Lead eyed Clouser Minnows in Brown, White and Chartreuse or other Chartreuse combinations are always good to get deep 6 or 7 feet down and get lots of fish here. ...
23) Oct 23, Nov 1 & 8: Center Pin Jig Paterns for Coho, Steelhead & many Brown Trout
Center Pin Jigs Opal Minnow Jig Rubber Leg Fox Fur Jig Steelhad Beads
October 23, one for two for very hot steelhead on Yellow or Orange Candy Corn Glow Beads. The smaller Steelhead was a very well fed, solid 21.5 inch male. He was delicious. I got 8 browns, most of them on white jigs. November 1, Slow tough day, I foul hooked a steelhead.. Late in the day two guys also using center pin tackle came in below me, one guy was quickly one for two on good steelhead that hit his brown jig with yellow head and yellow rubber legs. I switched form beads to white jigs and started hitting browns quickly. ...