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True North Trout

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346 State St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1205
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Inaugural float trip

This review is heinously tardy. Mr. Koz I hope you'll forgive me. I had the immense pleasure of... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
LeelaLab
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Traverse City, Michigan
Float trip on the Upper Manistee

Brian is a great guide and super knowledgeable about all the important things - where the fish are... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
NewellWannabee
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Michigan
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Floats & Private tours~ Fly Fishing northern Michigan>With a myriad of excellent flowing waters within an hours reach of home-base, Boyne City, we strive to be on the pulse of which river has what hatch going on at various times of the year-taking the guess work out of your valuable time on the water.​I am very excited to be the FIRST guide in northern Michigan with an ADIPOSE FLOW Skiff.
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346 State St, Boyne City, MI 49712-1205
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This review is heinously tardy. Mr. Koz I hope you'll forgive me. I had the immense pleasure of fishing the Manistee last August with TNT, thanks to his generous donation of a half-day trip to a conservation organization. I was the lucky essay contest winner...More

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Brian K, Owner at True North Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

WOW- thank you! (speechless) look forward to watching your progression and passion for the rivers... Tight Lines, Koz

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Brian is a great guide and super knowledgeable about all the important things - where the fish are, what the fish are thinking and what they're hungry for. He took my husband and I (very different skill levels) and managed to teach us both and...More

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Brian K, Owner at True North Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you!! Look forward to warmer weather and getting wet soon!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Floated the Holy waters section of the AuSable with Koz and had a great time! Brian is super knowledgeable and patient. Great guide to fish with.

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Brian K, Owner at True North Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank YOU!!! Had great day on the river with you! Look forward to more time and more rivers in the future~ Tight Lines, Koz

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Koz is, hands down, one of the best guides around. His patience and instruction with this newbie made my learning curve (and fishing experience) that much better. His knowledge and enthusiasm for anything related to fly fishing demonstrates that he lives what he preaches. Do...More

Thank DominicSilv
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Brian K, Owner at True North Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you! look forward to spending more time in the river with you. Tight Lines! Koz

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Brian Koz arranged a float for 8 persons on a Thursday in June. It was a first time float for several of the group and Brian set up 3 other guides and orchestrated the entire event. A great time was had by all!

Thank Lance C
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Brian K, Owner at True North Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you~ Fun times and memories of future trout to chase still haunt...

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Brian provided an all out great experience for both myself and my son. My son (12 years old) is new to fly fishing so for his birthday we booked a 5 hour evening float trip with Brian. From the time we met in the campground...More

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Brian K, Owner at True North Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you!! Glad we had an awesome night in the water!! Tight Lines, Koz

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

The most knowledgeable guide we have been with. Brian works hard to make sure you have a memorable experience. You will learn about insects and fish which always helps. He will improve your casting techniques also. The lunches are first class!!!

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

I wanted my wife to find out what fishing with Koz id like so we did a fall float on the AuSable. The attention she received was stellar and she thoroughly enjoyed the day. The best part was after the float ended and we were...More

Thank Lance C
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a great experience for someone new to fresh water stream fishing, fly fishing, or someone who just wants a beautiful view of the great outdoors. My boyfriend is an experienced fisherman in the South, but Koz introduced us to fly fishing. In addition...More

Thank Megan J
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

A good guide can make your trip - even when the fish aren't biting. A bad guide can ruin your day. Koz was excellent. What patience! We were novices. We caught lots of trees and logs. He saved the flies and lures - over and...More

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