Sunday Classic / 6 Tips for Executing a Proper Figure-Eight Retrieve

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For the first time, this year, I got to experience the thrill of watching a musky devour my bucktail streamer right at the boat during a figure-eight retrieve. I had dreamed of witnessing this first hand for years, and I have to say, it live...

Strip Hard For Musky!

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By Justin Pickett You can't strip the fly too hard for a musky. This past fall I spent several days chasing trout and musky around West Virginia with Esox freak, Murphy Kane. We spent the first day tossing dry/droppers and indicators at some gorgeous, native trout, and...

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Chasing Musky on the Fly

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Today's guest post was provided by Charlie Murphy, a long time honorary member of Gink & Gasoline and musky devotee. For those of you who don't know Charlie, he's as laid back as they come, he eats, sleeps and breaths fishing 365 days a year,...

Sunday Classic / Rob Smith’s Musky Sucker

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ROB SMITH IS NOTHING, IF NOT COLORFUL SO WHEN I ASKED HIM TO TIE A FLY FOR MY READERS I EXPECTED SOMETHING BODACIOUS, AND I GOT IT! Rob likes his fish the way he likes his mustache, big and scary. He's our local authority on striped...

6 Tips for Executing a Proper Figure-Eight Retrieve

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For the first time, this year, I got to experience the thrill of watching a musky devour my bucktail streamer right at the boat during a figure-eight retrieve. I had dreamed of witnessing this first hand for years, and I have to say, it live...