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. ...

Bring on the July Wisconsin Fly Fishing

I recently said all great fly fishing days in June start early.  Well, in July they do too.  In fact today was my earliest in years.  Lots of years.  I can only remember leaving earlier back in my Freemont Lake ice fishing days in the early 90’s.  Back then I left at...

Three Muskies One Day!

My phone slipped out of my pocket during the early morning drive to the river with Bob and his son Gibb.  I had no camera for fishing today.  We had scenery I wished I captured.  It’s starting to look like November here in Northern Wisconsin.  The trees are bare and...

Musky on the Fly

It’s been since 2012 since I came to my old stomping grounds of Northern Wisconsin in October to fly fish for muskellunge.  It’s crazy I waited so long because I enjoy everything about fly fishing for musky.  The toothy fish is hard to fool with the fly and when you...

Welcome to the Great Northwoods of Wisconsin

Its winter in Wisconsin.  We arrived this afternoon in Minneapolis and drove 5 hours up to Boulder Junction, WI.  We’re here to muskellunge fish with my friend Bill Sherer, founder of the We Tie It Fly Shop.  It was a beautiful drive with the foliage in full bloom but...