Places Where Hemingway Fished in Michigan

by William Burr

One of the first streams Hemingway fished was School Creek, not far from Walloon Lake. As his skill with a fly rod improved and he became older, he would venture to other streams on weekends. These weekend excursions were also camping trips. He would pack his tent, a change of clothes, some food and be on his way. His transportation was his thumb since he hitchhiked and walked where he wanted to go.

These camping and fishing trips were usually by himself, solidifying his loner status, but as he grew older, he would invite fishing friends to accompany him.

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