Haven't been on the water recently other than 5 days ago (doing a lot of bowhunting) went out for myself for a few hours for musky. The musky were a bit tight lipped with only one follow to the boat. Here is a fly I tied from the other night using the world's largest curly [...]
With Halloween approaching and the big musky looking to fill there tummies. Got a little funky last night and tied this massive candy corn for a river monster.
I saw two things happen yesterday that I have never seen till now musky fishing. The first one was a large gizzard shad being chased and harassed by a musky 60 yards from my boat. Shad was flying out of the water trying to escape the razor teeth. I told Shannon to sit down and [...]
Fall is here and musky fishing is getting hot! Big musky are looking to put the feed bag on. This James river monster crushed the fly right at the boat after the figure eight was done six times!
I'm a pretty serious deer hunter and tomorrow is the first day of archery season. Years past I wouldn't consider missing a day of hunting for fishing unless I was guiding. Musky have got a hold on me like no other fish has had in the past. So I'm going to do what any outdoor [...]
Got on the water yesterday with Jack Murray from Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. Jack wrote a good article in the latest issue of the magazine about musky fishing on the fly. He wanted to get a musky on video for the magazine's website so we headed out to try our luck. The morning started off [...]
I recently purchased a new 5wt fly rod. I decided to get the Sage One 590 and was not disappointed. The One is the most accurate 5wt I have ever cast. Spot on with short cast and long distance. I highly recommend this rod!
Put in 9 and half hours on the James river looking for a musky bite a couple days ago. Should of took some smallmouth bass flies because they were on the prowl. Bass were smacking our musky flies but just not getting the hook. We had a half dozen follows from musky and one try [...]