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Forum: Great Lakes Region 12-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By pryal74
Re: This has been a great Fall.

Once again. Thanks. I got him on my favorite winter, spring and fall pattern for big fish. Size 10 black stonefly nymph. My own pattern.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 12-08-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By pryal74
Re: Moving to the U.P. Michigan

Yeah, do 5 seconds of research on that area =) pretty tough to miss. You will love it.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 11-20-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By pryal74
Re: This has been a great Fall.

@ Rock. Thanks man. Yeah we only got a portion of it. We have been lucky down here. If you want to call it luck. The last few weeks of our Fall, were cut right off by the awful cold. I'm going to hit...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 11-06-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By pryal74
This has been a great Fall.

It was a tough year to start with, for myself. The fishing was stellar, as usual. But with a broken leg, hand problems and high water, I still made out ok.

This Fall, the salmon runs were slightly...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-12-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By pryal74
Re: My trip to Yellowstone, MT and WY

It's going to get COLD at night, but the scenery, wildlife and fishing will make up for it! Good luck and get ready to barely be able to soak it all in! Have fun!
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-12-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By pryal74
Re: My trip to Yellowstone, MT and WY

I use a simple Nikon AW100, I think. It's a shockproof, waterproof camera. Nothing fancy and has lighting issues on pictures now and again.

I use a few programs for editing etc. I use another...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-10-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By pryal74
Re: My trip to Yellowstone, MT and WY

Thanks guys. If you ever get a chance to get out there, PLEASE do. the beauty alone, is worth the trip.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-09-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By pryal74
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-07-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By pryal74
Re: My trip to Yellowstone, MT and WY

Thanks! I was beyond amazed at the serene beauty of that area. I almost tried to get a job in Billings, just so I could stay and learn every river. When I traveled into the mountains, I saw NO ONE!...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 09-07-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By pryal74
My trip to Yellowstone, MT and WY

I compiled a little video of some footage of my fly fishing trip in Yellowstone National Park. It was the most beautiful place I have ever been to. The fly fishing was OUTstanding. I really hope you...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-11-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By pryal74
Re: Rivers near boyne

Honestly, I think their should be bans on all Michigan rivers info on the net. There's too many catch and kill people ruining rivers. We have a rule in the U.P. that you do not mention rivers...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-11-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By pryal74
2014 Steelhead highlights

Wow, it's been a long time since I posted here. After the horrendously long winter we had, it's nice to be fishing on a regular basis.

I broke my leg when the snow started melting, making my...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 02-04-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,086
Posted By pryal74
Re: Great Lakes Steelhead

I'm good friends with those guys. They know their stuff and you will see fish.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 01-30-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By pryal74
Forum: Great Lakes Region 08-16-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By pryal74
Re: Smallmouth Bass Summer 2012 a few MONSTERS in this one

First of all, thanks everyone.

@ Rock, thanks man. I think smallmouth bass are one the most exciting warm water species to target with a fly. How was your season? Hey rock, what area of the...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 08-13-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By pryal74
Smallmouth Bass Summer 2012 a few MONSTERS in this one

Another Smallmouth Bass video from our summer in 2013 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Featuring James Pryal & Kevin Olsick and Jon Droska. This footage was filmed on the same river, over 3 days...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-21-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By pryal74
Re: Rod weight recommendation for michigan salmon

I use a 7 weight, but it's a 10 foot. The ten foot gives you better control on your drift and better feel overall. I would suggest an 8 or 9 weight, but try to get a 10 foot rod, which will be much...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-10-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By pryal74
Re: Upper Peninsula Brook Trout 2013

@mbchilton... thanks!

@ Rockriver... yeah the deer flies and mosquitoes were horrendous, but the fishing was fantastic. Thanks as well.

@theboz... that is such a terrific story. I hope...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-08-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By pryal74
Upper Peninsula Brook Trout 2013

I hope everyone is having a great season on the fly. I have been busy beyond belief, but manage to get out on a regular basis. I used to fish 250-300 days a year, but now it's down to under 200. I...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 07-08-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By pryal74
Re: need advice: michigan trip in fall

I don't know about you personally, but I do not enjoy sitting in a boat fishing a hole for hours then driving to the next one. It's not an incredibly common thing, but more than likely it will...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 06-11-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By pryal74
Re: Tips on fishing Clouser Minnows

If it's only 3 to 5 feet deep, you technically don't need a sinking tip line or a sinking line if the current isn't heavy. I use quite a few streamer patterns. I will put up some links to a few...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-28-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By pryal74
Re: Upper Peninsula Spring Steelhead Video 2013

I completely see his point. If he asked me to remove my web address, I would kindly do so. I was never asked or even told so. And no, I have never had an offer for a client on here.

Like I said...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-28-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By pryal74
Re: Upper Peninsula Spring Steelhead Video 2013

I'm not trying to make waves so to speak, but I do comment on threads.

I have never once posted photos with my business name on them.

Sorry you feel so strongly.
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-28-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By pryal74
Re: Upper Peninsula Spring Steelhead Video 2013

Just so everyone knows I am not putting these videos up to promote anything. I just enjoy creating and sharing them... AND fly fishing to make them... of course.

I rarely ever float anymore. ...
Forum: Great Lakes Region 05-28-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By pryal74
Upper Peninsula Spring Steelhead Video 2013

If you fish the great lakes for Steelhead, you already know, our 2013 Spring season was significantly shortened. Despite the lessened season, I was able to get enough footage (and fish) to make...
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