Entries by Jon Ray

New Long Sleeve Coming Soon

Brown Trout Sun Shirt NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE Next week a New long sleeve Sun shirt will be hitting the store.  Thank you Kean Oh for letting us use one of your amazing drawings.  A beautiful Michigan Brown Trout on the back, in stunning 8 color design, with the Dry Fly Mangled Fly Logo on the […]

Cicada Hatch and Mangled Fly

Bob H. sent in this great picture of his adventure with Blane Chocklett, Bob was hoping to muskie fish with Blane.  But with water so high Blane suggested that they go after Carp and Grass Carp on topwater with Cicada Patterns.  Bob had a great time and landed some impressive sized carp on the fly. […]

SA Buy 3 get 1 free

Shop Local and purchase 3 tippet spools and get 1 free just mention this Ad at your Local Fly Shop. limited-time promotion will run throughout the spring and summer from May 8th to August 31, 2017 cashing in on this screaming deal is ridiculously simple : just mention this Ad at your nearest SA dealer […]

12 pounds on 6 weight

I went fishing today with no intention of catching a steel. While swinging a trout wet fly with a backwards reel (I am a lefty, this reel was righty), this big hen struck! Landing the fish was a goat roping; never thought such a memorable fish would come in May. #sonargetdown #troutfishing #radian #steelhead #getoutdoors […]

Opening Weekend – Pic of the Day

Had a great Opening Trout weekend on the Upper Manistee River, some great dry fly action on Hendrickson’s and a few Caddis.  Steelhead rods have been put away.  Trout rods are the main focus, and smallmouth and pike rods are really close by.  I love the change of season’s, and look forward to chasing some […]

Small Creek Image – Pic of the Day

A favorite little place; this hollowed out log acts as a conveyor belt for steelhead returning. In warm rivers, these tiny creeks sustain a good bit of natural reproduction for the system because of their cold temps in the summer. #puremichigan #naturephotography #steelhead A post shared by Kevin Feenstra (@kevinfeenstra) on Apr 14, 2017 at […]