5 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

1.) Yeti Tumbler in Seafoam The new Duracoat Yeti stainless steel Rambler Tumblers are double-wall vacuum insulated and sure to make mom happy this Mother’s Day. These cups can keep her coffee warm in the morning or her beverage of choice cooled in the afternoon. These cups are also customizable and can be laser etched with[…]

Pre-Fishing from the Couch

Local angler, Jeremy Crowe, has put together an article on how to pre-fish. Whether your hitting up a new area or are going out to familiar waters, it’s a good idea to have a rough plan in place. Taking a little more time to gather information before heading out can make the difference in the day’s results.[…]

Make an Impact!

  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[…]

2017 Backcountry Classes

  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 Gift Guide

Garmin Watch Gift Guide

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[…]

Fishing Report: October 14th, 2016

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[…]

Fishing Report: October 1st, 2016

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[…]

Fall Marathons

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[…]

Bug of the Week: Stone Fly

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[…]

Backpacking Packing List

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,[…]

Fishing Report: Au Sable River on August 8th

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[…]

Fishing Report: June 17th, 2016

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[…]

June 9th, 2016 Fishing Report

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[…]

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