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...

Sunday Classic / Take the Time to Research Your Boat Ramps

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It's really easy to get excited about a last minute trip when your buddy calls and says the fish are biting and then not take the time to research the logistics of where you're going to be fishing. Much of the time things work out...

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,...

C&R Tips & Gear for Musky & Other Toothy Critters

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I'll never forget the first musky I landed on fly. It was an extremely proud moment for me, but it quickly turned into a stressful situation after I got the musky to the boat. I had serious problems removing the deeply hooked fly. The musky...

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...