2012 SJRVFF Salmon/Steelhead Outing

Eric Wroblewski

This years Salmon/Steelhead outing will again be held at the Thornapple Access on the Muskegon River in Newaygo MI. The date for the outing is Saturday October 27th, 2012. The plan is to meet at 6:00 am at two locations, the Middlebury exit on the Indiana Toll Road and at Meijers store on Portage Road in South Bend, IN, and carpool to the Muskegon River for the day.  As with all outings, Lunch and drinks will be provided. If you would like, meeting us there is always an option. If you are interested in carpooling, please call me at 574-202-0255 or email me at m3plus2@hotmail.com and let me know which location works best and I will get it arranged. It would be helpful if you are planning to attend to let me know so that I can have an idea on how much food and drink to bring along. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

This outing is open to anyone who would like to attend. Lunch and drinks will be provided. Plan on lunch being ready at 1:00 P.M.  It would be a great help to me if you are planning to attend to drop me a line – 574-522-0255 or (Email) and let me know how many so that I can plan accordingly for lunch and drinks.

If you have never fished for Salmon/Steelhead before, this could be a great opportunity as there will be plenty of help available to get you started in the right direction. A heavier rod (7wt – 10wt) and a reel with a good drag system and plenty of backing is a must.

Directions to the Thornapple Ave. Boat Launch are fairly simple. (Map)

From the Elkhart Area, take 131 north past Grand Rapids to M82. head east on M82 to Thornapple Ave. then north to the Thornapple Ave Boat Launch.

From the South Bend Area take 31 north to 96, 96 north to 196. 196 NE  to 131 (Grand Rapids). 131 north to M82. M82 east to Thornapple Ave. Thornapple Ave north to the Thornapple Ave Boat Launch.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Todd Ezzell.
574-522-0255 or (Email)

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