Handsome Musky Makes the Day

Handsome Musky Makes the Day

My lady and I hit the road at a reasonable time this morning.  It was just after 6.  It was about an hour drive then we dropped our blue boat down a muddy slot on absolutely gorgeous Wisconsin river.  Today’s target, muskellunge.       My shoulder...
You Can See Me but You Can’t Catch Me

You Can See Me but You Can’t Catch Me

Granny and I had river plans today but with all the rain we’ve had this month, the river was far too high.  We bagged it and went to a musky lake we fished a couple times last year.  I should mention we were skunked both of those trips.       Today, we...

A Bizarre November Warm Front Leads to Musky

It’s happened before – going fishing when I probably shouldn’t be going fishing.  But while I was galivanting in Mexico earlier this month and while down on Georgia last week, buddy Mr. Bob Butler has been back home in WI catching muskies.  When he invited me along...

Its Never the Last Cast

I was literally cleaning the boat and adjusting my Simms tackle bag from our Wisconsin season to get it ready for a trip to Baja this week.  When I reeled in yesterday I was 99% sure I was done with local fishing.  I had a few big musky flies laying out and Granny...

One of Those Fall Days You Dream About

The worst of weather and most frigid of days don’t hold me from fishing.  Granny on the other hand, she doesn’t love the cold.  It’s hard for her to get serious about fly fishing for muskellunge in primetime October.  Today however, was a day she couldn’t resist. ...

A Must Fish September Day

If I ever had a day where I had no business fishing, it was today.  I’m just back from fifteen fun days of adventure fishing at Gangler’s in Manitoba and leaving right back to Canada on Saturday to British Columbia to help Team USA Master Fly Fishing defend the gold...