Entries by Jon Ray

Pics and Videos of the Day – Jumping Steelhead

Jumping Manistee River Steelhead Todays post is a few hightlights from the past few days on Mangled Fly’s social media accounts if you haven’t followed us go check out the feed we have been updating a couple times a week on Instagram and our Facebook page. Video above was shot this week on my iPhone […]

Fall Steelhead 2019 Update

Fall steelhead 2019 update. The Manistee River continues to fish pretty well for fall steelhead. The last few days fish numbers have slowed down as we haven’t received a push of fish in a few days, but with a good number of steelhead in the upper sections opportunity still prevails. While pressure remains high with […]

Pic of the Day – Big Steelhead

Well so far the Steelhead run of 2019 is very similar to 2018, they are big again. If you remember one of my posts from last year I have the same feeling for this year. The elusive 20 pound steelhead is going to make it’s entrance at some point. Yesterday we had a 15-16 pound […]

Bulls and Muskie – Videos

Might be a stretch but something similar about Big Bulls and Muskie Fishing. Here are two videos from this week that grabbed my attention. While watching first video their is a quote that really does rings home. The cowboy talks about how intimidating this certain Bull is. I feel the same way when releasing muskie. […]

Pic of the Day – Muskie Topwater

For those of you that know we have had an interesting learning curve when it comes to Muskie on Topwater. Have a future article in the bin that Ed and I are going to co-write going over some of the Do’s and Don’ts of Muskie on Topwater. With the help of some new foam products […]

Muskie on the Fly

Starting my 7th year of guiding in the fall for Muskie and with the help of Ed McCoy we got a great image of an Muskie on the Fly. If you have an interest in booking a trip for Muskie on the Fly in Northern Michigan send me an email. Ed and I both have […]

Pic of the Day – Clouds

The reflection on the water on this day was pretty amazing. Took a few more pictures today as the same event happened again that I will be sharing here soon. As we transition into fall something with the cloud formations intensifies . Need to learn a little more about the weather I guess to have […]