Wisconsin Musky Fishing on the Fly (almost)

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I have a feeling that musky fishermen fall into one of two categories; you either love the experience (regardless of landing a fish) or you didn’t enjoy much of it and don’t choose to suffer through it again. I could be wrong….so, please don’t send me any nasty emails. Provided my theory is correct…then I […] Read more »

2018 – A Fly Fishing Journey to Upper Wisconsin

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What is it they say, “The best laid plans of mice and men…?” Such was the case during my fall break as my wife, Vickie and I, headed north, way north, to the very upper portion of Wisconsin in search of some big toothy critters, aka…a musky. What I didn’t plan on was the fact […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Low Water Smallmouth on the Big Walnut

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Because of low water conditions, there reaches a point in the summer where you either whine and stay home…or go and make the most of it; I am not a whiner. Frank and I pulled out of my drive at 9am sharp on our way to fly fish another section of the Big Walnut…and did […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Indian Creek with Guest Fly-Guy Ryan Gass

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If you go back, way back…to when I was just a young man of 14, you would have found me and my father, a bucket of minnows, some old Chuck Taylor’s and Indian Creek. I have been fishing this small, yet mighty creek for…well 42 years now! This exact section was where I first caught […] Read more »

Fly Fishing the Big Walnut in Mid-Summer

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Let’s be real clear…there are certain times of the year when a smallmouth bass can become as intelligent as any fish around; truth be told, on my most recent fish finding excursion…they were operating at a Mensa level. The water on the Big Walnut was not only gin clear, but very low…as low as I […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Sugar Creek with Thomas Bouldin

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I love Sugar Creek…that is a no-brainer; so, getting a chance to fish it is also a no-brainer. Each year I get lots of questions and even some requests to fish certain creeks. I also get request for info, etc….and frankly, do my best to try and help those in search of info. It was […] Read more »