Jim DuFresne

By Kevin Lipp / March 8, 2023 / Comments Off on Jim DuFresne

Jim DuFresne is the longtime author of some the best-known guidebooks in Michiganand the Midwest. In 1981, Jim spent a winter in New Zealand to research his first book,Tramping in…

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Mike Schultz

By Kevin Lipp / March 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Mike Schultz

Mike Schultz (known as “Schultzy” to most) is the Owner of Schultz Outfitters Fly Shop & Guide Service specializing in Southeastern Michigan angling, instruction, and destination travel. Born and raised…

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Kevin Feenstra

By Kevin Lipp / March 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Kevin Feenstra

Kevin Feenstra started Feenstra Guide Service LLC in 1997.  He spent countless hours on the Muskegon River, and still fishes the river system and surrounding waterways every chance he can.…

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Wayne McGee

By Kevin Lipp / March 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Wayne McGee

Captain Wayne McGee is the owner and a guide for Alaska Trophy Adventures Lodge.  He has been fishing across Alaska for the past 17 years.  It had always been his…

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Austin Conrad

By Kevin Lipp / March 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Austin Conrad

Captains Austin Conrad and Josh Laferty started Virginia Trophy Guides to offer clients the best of what there is to fish in Central and Southwest Virginia’s rivers. Covering Musky, Smallmouth…

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Nick Conklin

By Kevin Lipp / March 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Nick Conklin

Nick Conklin has been with Temple Fork Outfitters, (TFO) since 2012. Currently her serves as the Fly Fishing Product Category Manager and Trade and Consumer Show Coordinator. A member of American…

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Chad Brown

By Kevin Lipp / March 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Chad Brown

Chad Brown and his wife Mandy founded Homewaters Real Estate in late 2006 as a resource for those seeking real estate in northern Michigan’s vacation areas.  By focusing on evolving…

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Eric Naguski

By Kevin Lipp / March 2, 2023 / Comments Off on Eric Naguski

Eric Naguski lives in Boiling Springs, PA with his wife and two children.  For over 40 years he’s fished the waters of Central PA. He started fly fishing at the…

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Ann Miller

By Kevin Lipp / February 22, 2023 / Comments Off on Ann Miller

Ann Miller, while teaching fly fishing schools, became frustrated with the lack of comprehensive Midwest information on insect hatches, taxonomy, behavior, and flies to match them. An aquatic biologist, she decided to…

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Al Ritt

By Kevin Lipp / February 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Al Ritt

Alan “Al” Ritt grew up in Michigan where his passion for fishing was born. In the early 80’s while living in Northern California, just after he started tying flies, he…

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