Video: How to Catch Pike and Musky on a Fly

Catching a big pike or musky on a fly is considered by many to be one of the best experiences you can have with a fly rod. These fish are super aggressive, and their strikes are often vicious and explosive. In this . . .

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“Snakes,” by William G. Tapply

Written by: William G. Tapply


Bill Tapply shows off a fat Labrador brook trout.
Photos courtesy Vicki Stiefel

It was a typical August morning in Labrador—gray sky, cold drizzle, wind chill somewhere around freezing. In the afternoon, the clouds would blow away and the sun would come out and the. . .

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Video: “Pike Land” in the Netherlands

Fly-fishing for pike is a blast, and I’ve enjoyed it in Alaska, Quebec, and Ireland, but I’ve always wanted to fish for “big mamas” in the brackish waters of The Netherlands. In this great video, . . .

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Photo of the Day: College Student Lands Record Pike on Lake Champlain

Written by: Drew Price


Lauren Dunn show’s off a women’s line-class record landed on Vermont’s Lake Champlain.
Photo by Drew Price

I first met Lauren Dunn in August of this year. Her dad, Brian, had contacted me to see if I was available to target some bowfin for potential IGFA women’s line-class world records. Lauren . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Find Pike and Muskies

In some parts of the country, the end of summer into fall is a great time to chase northern pike and muskellunge. Here are two great videos from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, in which Tom . . .

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