Tag Archives: fly-fishing for muskies

Win a Spot at Bob White’s Musky Madness Event and Support Conservation Hawks

Written by: Todd Tanner, Conservation Hawks


Bob White prepares to release a fine, fly-caught musky in Wisconsin.
Photo by Mike Dvorak

Bob White, the respected artist and legendary fly-fishing guide, sure knows how to throw a great party. Bob has learned that if he brings the right anglers together at the right time and in the . . .

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Classic Pro Tips: Smallmouths as a Gateway to Muskies, Part I

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


Once you start chasing muskies, it can be difficult to stop.
Photo by Kip Vieth

Do you really want to fall into the downward spiral of a musky addiction? Many of my smallmouth clients ask me about musky fishing every year, and that is the response I usually give. . .

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Video: Potential World-Record Muskie on the Fly


Written by: Phil Monahan

Robert Hawkins wasn’t even planning on fishing yesterday.
Photo courtesy Robert Hawkins

If you’ve got a bunch of fly-fisher Facebook friends, you’ve probably already seen the photo below, of the incredible Muskie that Robert Hawkins—owner of Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop in Lake Elmo, . . .

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Pro Tips: Smallmouths as a Gateway to Muskies, Part II

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


The visual aspect of muskie fishing can be both exhilarating and frustrating.
Photo by Kip Vieth

The main reason I was drawn to smallmouth bass and the main reason they are still my favorite fly rod fish is that my clients and I get to see 90 percent of their eats. There is still nothing like. . .

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Pro Tips: Smallmouths as a Gateway to Muskies, Part I

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


Once you start chasing muskies, it can be difficult to stop.
Photo by Kip Vieth

Do you really want to fall into the downward spiral of a musky addiction? Many of my smallmouth clients ask me about musky fishing every year, and that is the response I usually give. . .

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Photos: Realizing a Muskie Dream


Written by: Phil Monahan

Trent Jones finally feels the weight of all that expectation, cradled in his hands.
Photo by Brian Jones

My brother Brian and I were able to get out Friday to chase muskie, the fish of 10,000 casts, with my friend and Orvis-endorsed guide Matt Miles. Over the past couple winters, I have gone. . .

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Video Tuesday Tip: Tools of the Trade for Musky Anglers


Written by: Phil Monahan

When you’re heading out on the water for muskies, you’re heading into a battle with a serious fish, so you’d better be prepared/ In this video, Kip Vieth of Wildwood Float Trips walks you through all the extra. . .

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