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...



The Bowen’s Baitfish Minnow

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HYBRID, WHITE AND STRIPED BASS ARE AGGRESSIVE PREDATORS AND CATCHING THEM HIGH IN THE WATER COLUMN CAN BE A WHOLE LOT OF FUN. These large bass are found in lakes all over the southeast. Early in the morning these feisty bullies will push schools of baitfish...



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...



Sunday Classic / Landlocked Stripers on the Fly

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IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! Time for me to get excited about layering up and getting on one of my local reservoirs for some landlocked stripers on the fly. The fall and winter months are great times for both numbers and big fish if you're...



Saturday Shoutout / Hook Shots Esox

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Time to chase some musky, pike and chain pickerel. I was just telling a friend what a cool guy Joe Cermele is and, wouldn’t you know, he pops up on my YouTube feed. That’s just too much coincidence to ignore. I had to share some Hook...