Misery On Superior

by | Oct 16, 2022 | fly fishing Lake Superior | 2 comments

Matt-Howie-NortonI haven’t needed to elaborate on any “Monsoon Currier” moments in quite a while.  The weather has been good for me at home and afar.  But last month when I fished with Howie and Mike Neuman on Lake Superior we were drenched by three days of rain.  We organized a do over this weekend expecting improvement.  Not so lucky.  You know yesterday was bad.  Today was worse.  An absolutely miserable day with rain, snow, drizzle, hail, smutz and ice pellets.  Along with these wonderful cloud releases was strong wind with gusts well over 20 mph.  And did I mention the high temperature was 39°?


Lake-SuperiorTo add to today’s pain, we got skunked again.  Blanked.  Not a single bite today in nearly eight hours of angling.


Regardless, I wouldn’t trade the weekend for another.  We fought through it, made a ton of casts, drank several beers and had a great time.  Unfortunately, our next chance to fish Lake Superior the three of us together again won’t be till next spring.  But time flies and that day will come fast.


Chequamegon-BayWhile I won’t fish tomorrow (weather is even more dreadful), I’ll fish again on Tuesday and Wednesday.  I’m a longtime ambassador for Costa Sunglasses and they are bringing in a photographer to follow me around to update my Costa story and photos.  It should be a blast.  I can’t decide – wading for muskies or a shore tour on Superior?  Stay tuned!


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  1. Howie

    Misery describes it well. Except for the friends of course! Monsoon Currier and his pal Mike make for a double dose of dreadful weather. It was even too cold to drink beer like a Sconnie. Lets do it again soon! Ha ha .

  2. Howie

    We probably would have caught more fish if Mikes boat was not so wide!

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I started fly fishing at age 7 in the lakes and ponds of New England cutting my teeth on various sunfish, bass, crappie and stocked trout. I went to Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin, where I graduated with a Naturalist Degree while I discovered new fishing opportunities for pike, muskellunge, walleyes and various salmonids found in Lake Superior and its tributaries.

From there I headed west to work a few years in the Yellowstone region to simply work as much as most people fish and fish as much as most people work. I did just that, only it lasted over 20 years working at the Jack Dennis Fly Shop in Jackson, WY where I departed in 2009. Now it’s time to work for "The Man", working for myself that is.

I pursue my love to paint fish, lecture on every aspect of fly fishing you can imagine and host a few trips to some of the most exotic places you can think of. My ultimate goal is to catch as many species of fish on fly possible from freshwater to saltwater, throughout the world. I presently have taken over 440 species from over 60 countries!