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Steve Fraley, BBT
Co-owner & Guide

September 14, 2017

At the risk of sounding redundant I’ll simply refer you to John’s report he put up yesterday for more details, but the long and short of it is that fishing has been pretty solid most days in most sections. Landing these beast this year has been challenging at times, but we’re putting our share in the net on both hardware and fly trips!

Had a fun day with Doug and Mike last Friday!

I had Saturday and Sunday off spending those days having fun in other ways, but it was back at it on Monday… As far as I know (Haven’t had a chance to check the calendar.) I do still have September 19 & 20 open as well as October 8, 10 & 15. After that it opens up a bit for mixed bag or Steelhead fishing. We have a guide or guides as well as lodging available on most days. Give the shop a call to check on booking! 1-231-745-3529

This one actually beached itself right near us and we rescued it!

It was a great day of gear fishing with Perry and Jeff!

The water is very low and clear so not all holes are holding fish with some substantial blanks in the system, but those with depth and/or lots of structure (wood) seem to be holding plenty. Big fish this year equals big fun!!

Had some great action with Mike and Tom on Tuesday, but those monsters avoided our net! Thanks guys, great time...

Yesterday can only be described as epic. Almost constant action with my longest running client (25 1/2 years now!) Paul as well as Dave in my boat and Jeff in John’s. Simply put we got on some hot fish and had some hot action…

It was a good day!

Not going to publish all our fish pics, but here’s a couple of Pauls and a couple of Dave’s. (John posted a few of Jeff’s…)

The traditional venison lunch with Paul.

I had to catch one!

Jeff got some fantastic drone footage I’ll use and share as soon as I get some time to do it!

Here’s one of the stills.

I’ve got to wrap this up now and get ready for another fun day with long time clients once again, but I will “try” to post up a more detailed report sometime shortly after the weekend… Till next time, tight lines…

Announcements/Destination Travel Info-

Stay tuned for details on our Belize trip to The Blue Bonefish lodge January 27 to February 3, 2018!!

It’s a nice place to be in winter!

Argentina 2018

The dates are January 8 – 13, 2018 and we are taking deposits ($1,000) now to hold your spot! Treat yourself to a trip of a lifetime! The package price per person based on double occupancy is US $3,995.00 and includes:
• Six full days guided fishing (with expert, local bilingual (Spanish-English) fly-fishing guide)
• All your lodging, meals and beverages (including beer & wine with meals)
• Transportation to and from the Airport in Bariloche

Join us next year for a warm and fantastic vacation to bring in the new year!

BBT In Argentina 2014

Alaska We have our “BBT Hosted” dates set for next year…. (Keep in mind we can book any dates for you!!) August 4 - 11, 2018. The “BBT Special” will be $3,495 per person for a week of fishing in some of the greatest water in Alaska! This rate INCLUDES the “Best of Katmai” Package; two fly outs throughout the week! $3,495 is the standard weekly rate without fly-outs…an incredible BBT exclusive deal!!! If you are interested in joining us, please contact the shop for details. It is an amazing trip!!!!

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