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You can’t turn on the radio, visit facebook, or watch TV without being inundated by the increasingly salacious, sensationalized, and hyper-reactive story lines concerning our national politics. We focus so much energy on such a small sliver of the political machine in terms of people involved and often on issues with little to no[…]
Red Fox is excited to offer a series of backcountry classes with Luke Boone of Boone Excursions! Whether you’re planning a trip in Michigan, or somewhere more exotic (hard to imagine) – these classes will be a great introduction! Thursdays at 6:30 pm! Reserve Your Spot Today! SEGMENT 1 January 12 – Trip Planning January 19 – Big[…]
Garmin watches can be a great gift for someone special on your list this year. Garmin watches can track steps, heart rate, sleeping patterns, and much more. With all of the different options Garmin has to offer, it can be a bit overwhelming. Technology is always evolving and the watch market is no exception. Below, we explore[…]
Red Fox Outfitters and Friends headed to our favorite tributary of the Grand. It was a gorgeous day to be on the river. Temps mid 60, mostly sunny, and the river all to ourselves. We did not know what to expect, so we brought everything we owned. It was a good call because the trout chased[…]
The White River Red Fox and friends headed to the White River near Hesperia to enjoy the fall salmon run. The weather was brutal for camping, but the fishing and friendship were great. The salmon run is good this year, far better than last year. The fish are large and strong. We had several hookups that left us wondering how[…]
Michigan’s summer can have a handicapping effect on runners. Efforts feel tougher, paces feel slower, and races rarely produce PR’s given an equivalent level of fitness, especially over longer races. Once fall hits, however, it can feel like a veil has been lifted. Suddenly it’s clear how much miles put in over the summer have[…]
The Stone is a great fly for chasing Salmon. Both Black and Brown versions. This fly is weighted for fast water, to get down to fish level quick. Give one a try. Recipe: Hook: #10 curved Nymph, 3X long Head: 1/8″ Round Tungsten Weight: additional lead free wraps .020 Tails: Goose Biot Body: Tubing Abdomen: Rabbit[…]
Packing smart can make your trip a much more enjoyable experience. Packing too much can leave your pack weighing too much and making things difficult to find quickly. Packing too little can leave you underprepared or even put you in a dangerous situation. Be sure to take into account the area you will be backpacking,[…]
Name: Mop Bug Hook Size: 12 Materials: Bead Head Mop Rabbit Dun Color Variations: Orange, Blue, Light Blue Notes: Fish like a nymph
Red Fox headed north looking for colder water . Destination was the Au Sable. A float from Stephan Bridge to Wakeley Bridge was the plan, joined by friends Jim and John . Every trip to the Holy Water requires a stop at Gates for advice, bugs, and grab a couple of sandwiches to be enjoyed[…]
Friday 6-17 Red Fox ventured up to Mio, to fish the Au Sable on a bright, 85 degree day. First stop was with Bruce at the Au Sable Anglers Fly Shop. Bruce provided us with wisdom, bugs, and spotting of the car/trailer at Commins Creek take out. Fishing buddies today were Sam and Conner, both very eager to[…]
Shiawassee River Huron River Pere Marquette River AuSable River Shiawassee River Updated 6/2 Fishing Conditions: Fair Water flow: 281 cfs Visibility: 36 inches Water temperature at mid-day: 67 Degrees F Water condition: Clear Best time of day to fish: afternoon Best stretch: Best access point: Owosso. Fish species: Bass. Carp. Fishing season: Open Huron River[…]
Red Fox fished the Huron River near Dexter last Wednesday. We started at The Painted Trout, to seek advice from Dirk Fischbach, owner of The Painted Trout. He pointed us to good water and gave us a handful of bugs to try. The river flow was slightly higher than normal, but very wadable. The water[…]
Red Fox helped out the Headwaters Trails Inc Group at their event to clean and clear the Shiawassee River between the Water Works Park in Holly to Strom Park in Fenton. This stretch of river is around 7 miles long and includes grasslands, woodlands, and ponds. See you out on the river!
Red Fox Outfitters carries top brands in a variety of segments, including Orvis, Patagonia, Osprey, Vasque, Merrell, Yeti Coolers, Woolrich, Brooks, New Balance, Saucony, Smartwool, Darn Tough, and more!
Running & Fitness
RFO has all the shoes, apparel, and equipment for all of your fitness needs, and the right team to help you find them!
Whether you’re fly-fishing the ‘wassee or heading up north for some salmon or steelhead, check out one of the areas only fly shops!
The Great Lakes State looks good from the water. Whether you’re on the mighty Shiawassee or one of the areas many lakes, kayaks and canoes are a great way to enjoy the out of doors.
Hiking & Camping
Looking to be fitted for a new pack? Need a need a tent? We’ve got you covered! And we’ve got the boots to get you there, too!
Outfitting Fenton for Michigan Life
Red Fox Outfitters is the local shop, promoting the activities the locals love. Running, Hiking, Fishing, Camping, Paddling are all represented. A complement to Red Fox Footwear further South in downtown Fenton, Red Fox Outfitters aims to be the hub of activity in Fenton, providing the products, groups, and expertise to facilitate a variety of fulfilling outdoor lifestyles.
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Dedicated to the Fenton Community
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