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Author: jtucker

In Search of Coasters

Five anglers. Five days. One mission. Five Michigan anglers will embark August 31 for Isle Royale National Park in search of the fabled Coaster brook trout. Their aim?  To catch and document these rare and enigmatic fish in order to draw attention to their plight. Coasters historically numbered into the millions, but exploitation both commercially and by...

The Hexes Are Coming

I stopped by a friend's place on the lake on the way home tonight.  There, scattered across his window like upright fall leaves were some hexagenia and  brown drakes.  Thus it starts.  I can picture the scene out there on the lake.  The guys out there trolling for walleye are seeing odd clouds on their sonars, not far off the bottom, accompanied by the...