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Michigan Steelhead Trip: Nov. 2nd-5th

01e4203333350d9836ceb13fa6d3d28402cc01f216It’s quickly approaching one of our favorite times of year, steelhead season. We love fall steelhead fishing, we look forward to it every year. We will be making a special trip up to northern Michigan this fall. What makes this trip special from our other fall steelhead trips you may ask, well let us tell you. This trip will have a focus on swinging flies for steelhead. Don’t let the thought of swinging flies intimidate you. Swinging flies for steelhead is an effective and enjoyable technique to learn. We have several great guides for this trip that will help you learn how to fish a swung fly. You do not have to be an experienced two-handed/ spey caster to go on this trip. We will actually have workshops and clinics leading up to this trip as well.

We will be leaving on Sunday the 2nd, fishing Monday and Tuesday( 3rd and 4th) and returning on Wednesday the 5th. We have room for only 5 anglers on this trip. Mike will be hosting the trip, so if you have any questions, please call the shop or email him at mike@wildcatcreekoutfitters.com

 

Fly Casting on the Joe

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Fly Casting on the Joe

On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, we here at WCO will be attending Fly Casting on the Joe in Berrien Springs, MI. This should be a fun day full of seminars, lessons, along with being able to check out some stuff from your favorite manufacturers such as Sage, Scott, and RIO products. We will have a booth set up all day, so come on up and check the event out!

For more information on the event, head on over to  http://flycastingonthejoe.com/!

 

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Midwest Madness Kayak Fishing Tournament

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WCO Kayak Fishing Team

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We wanted to take a moment to thank everyone that applied for our team for this year. We have made our selections for the team, and have informed all the new team members. Again, thank you everyone that applied. We will be forming a team next year as well, so if you did not make it this year please apply again next year.

 

WCO Kayak Fishing Team Wants You

 

Wildcat Creek Outfitters

 

Kayak Fishing Team

 

Wildcat Creek Outfitters would like to invite you to apply to be apart of our kayak fishing team. We will be accepting applications throughout the winter and be making final decisions in the first month or so of 2014. We are looking for 4-5 men or women that would like to help promote the sport of kayak fishing. You need to be passionate about the sport and willing to help answer questions at a few WCO events and trade shows.

Team members will get the following:

  • Team logo hat and fishing shirt.

  • Paid entry fee to at least one kayak fishing tournament. (needs to be WCO approved event)

  • Discounts on all kayak fishing related items. (discount amount TBD)

  • One fishing kayak of your choice. We will either provide you one kayak for free to use for the season and returned at the end of the season or you may buy one kayak through the team/employee purchase program set up by each brand. Each brand discount is different and would be applied accordingly. If you are on WCO Kayak Fishing team you must use and fish out of a brand that we carry.

If you think that you might want to be a part of the WCO Kayak Fishing Team, please send me an email with the following information.

  1. Name, Address, and any contact info we might need.

  2. Current kayak that you fish out of.

  3. How long have you been kayak fishing.

  4. Any clubs, tournaments and fishing related activities.

  5. Different species of fish that you have caught on a kayak.

  6. Anything else that you would like to add to help us see your passion for the sport.

Once we have decide on a team you will be notified and a Rules of Participation Agreement will be sent to you so that you can look it over and return a signed copy to us.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at marc@wildcatcreekoutfitters.com

Marc Dixon

 

Featured Travel Destination

Five Rivers Lodge Five Rivers Lodge
This is the signature lodge for Wildcat Creek Travel. Most of our staff has traveled to Five Rivers multiple times and believe it to be one of the top fly fishing lodges in the world just not the states. If you read our criteria for lodges that we represent you will see that we judge them very strictly and think that for the kind of money you give to go to these wonderful lodges you should get your money’s worth. You definitely get your money’s worth at Five Rivers Lodge.

Five Rivers meets everything we believe is important for a lodge.

The food is not just good -- it is outstanding! Jay Burgin and Mary Jaques go to great trouble and great expense to ship in the finest food they can get their hands on. If you go just make sure you ask Jay to prepare his seared duck with raspberry sauce. I am telling you now it will make you weak in the knees. It is so good I could rub it all over my face, no kiddin’. The food is as good at Five Rivers as lodge food is anywhere not to mention they have a tremendous wine cellar. All drinks and food are included in this package which makes this a killer deal. By the way the hors d'oeuvres are out of this world.

Be careful not to fill up on those before dinner! (more…)