Tag Archives: fly-fishing for musky

Photo of the Day: Monster Michigan Musky


Written by: Phil Monahan

Capt. Eric Grajewski shows off a big musky taken on a fly on Lake St. Clair.
Photo courtesy Capt. Eric Grajewski

You might remember Capt. Eric Grajewski from Robert Thompson’s film “The Brothers Brown,” about the Grajewski family’s love for casting streamers on Michigan’s Au Sable River. But. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LX: Bob White


Written by: Phil Monahan

Chasing muskies on the fly is Bob’s latest angling obsession.
Photo by Mike Dvorak

Bob White is one of the more respected sporting artists working today, producing both fine art and great illustrations (such as those in The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide. But he is also a longtime. . .

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Photo of the Day: Virginia is for (Musky) Lovers


Written by: Phil Monahan

That is the satisfied smile of an angler who has achieved her goal.
Photo by Charlie Gordon

Reba Brinkman—programs director at Hunter Banks Co. in Asheville, North Carolina—worked hard on the James River to catch her first Virginia musky on the fly with Charlie Gordon of. . .

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Essay: Learning to Embrace the Journey. . .Which Sometimes Isn’t About Fly Fishing

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


Jerry Hack shows off a 45-inch fish caught during the Orvis Muskie School.
All photos courtesy Kip Vieth

“It’s the journey, not the destination.”

Most of us have heard this saying more than a few times in our lives. Being the cynic that I am, it used to sound to me like something in one of those Successories posters you’d find . . .

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