1930s ice skates brought in by Joe McDonald, a Saginaw speed skater in the Saginaw County Sports Hall of Fame.
This fellow was hungry after the downpour stopped and the water was calm. It's the first time I was able to watch a fish leave it's lair and swim through two feet of water to grab its meal. Awesome!
A Zilwaukee couple survey the flooded Chippewassee Park in downtown Midland. Day #47.
I have to get in the picture somehow, just to show there are three Tenkara anglers in the same stretch of the AuSable. It was nice to finally be the majority. Thanks for letting me crash the party!
Good rain here, just before the downpour at Keystone Landing.
The rain has arrived, so it's time to break down the rod and head out.
The dapper Tenkara angler.
The mist rolls in and the cast rolls out.
If there was a JC Penney ad for the perfect Tenkara outfit to wear in the rain, this is what you would see.
This stretch of the AuSable is perfect for this style of fishing.
Those long Tenkara rods make for a nice, lightweight, easy-to-handle package.
A classic fly-fishing uniform presents a classic photo to begin our opening weekend foray into trout season. This is the day before the traditional opener on a section of the North Branch of the AuSable River that is open year-round. Day #59.