The State of Michigan today announced a settlement with Golden Lotus, Inc. resolving a 2008 sediment release on the Pigeon River which killed thousands of fish.

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admin on November 11th, 2013

The Great Lakes Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers will host the 14th Annual Fly Expo on December 7th, in Holt, Michigan.  The Fly Expo is the Council’s largest single fundraiser to support its Conservation and Education programs. Click here to read more about the 2013 Fly Expo

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admin on September 25th, 2013

In early September, three SWMTU members volunteered their time to help out a group of men on a fishing retreat with Reel Recovery, an organization that takes men who are recovering from cancer on free fly-fishing retreats. We’d like to thank Larry Risbridger, Eric Johnson and Tom Mundt for helping out with this great cause. [...]

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admin on January 30th, 2013

Acclaimed artist, Joe Van Faasen, and Jon Osborn set out to write a book that was different than a typical fly-fishing lit piece.  Rather than a “how-to” manual, Classic Michigan Flies is an illustrated look at 16 Michigan flies (including the Adams, Roberts Drake, Houghton Lake Special, and others), and the legendary men who tied [...]

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admin on January 30th, 2013

The 5th annual Celebration of Fly Tying is coming back courtesy of the Grand River Fly Tyers. Saturday, February 23, 9am-4pm Knights of Columbus Hall 5830 Clyde Park Ave, Wyoming

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