Pro Tips: 3 Keys to Finding Bigger Trout

Written by: Toby Halley
The author seeks out water likely to hold the largest fish in a stream. Photos courtesy Toby Halley
I used to fish a lot of good trout water and wonder why I wasn't catching big fish, knowing that they were in there. It wasn't until I started fishing with my good friend, Rick, that I really. . .
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Video: Why Chase Muskies on the Fly?

Have you ever wondered why some fly fishers become obsessed with catching a musky? Well this video goes a long way toward explaining that phenomenon, and it includes a cool interview with . . .
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Video: Searching for Big, Wild Brookies “Above Barriers”

Here's an absolutely beautiful film by David Cowardin, of Blue Forest Films, about an expedition to discover new water and big, wild brook trout in northern Minnesota. Three anglers in personal . . .
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Video: “Musky on the Fly” Teaser

Ken Tanaka of  Wish4Fish headed to Minnesota in search of big muskellunge, and he seems to have hit the jackpot with this 40-incher, which he hooked while wading(!). The fish takes to the air . . .
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Video Pro Tips: How to Gear-Up for Muskies

When you're heading out on the water for muskies, you're heading into a battle with a serious fish, so you'd better be prepared/ In this video, Kip Vieth of Wildwood Float Trips walks you through all the extra. . .
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Video: South Is Local

When someone says that they "head south" in winter to fish, you probably picture the Florida Keys or the Gulf Coast. But for these Duluth anglers, "south" is a lot closer: the Driftless Area of . . .
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Pro Tips: Top 10 Topwater Flies for Smallmouth Bass

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips
Kip Vieth is passionate about the smallmouth-bass fishing in his home state of Minnesota. Photo courtesy Kip Vieth
I call the banks of the Upper Mississippi River home. Our shop and guide service is located right in the heart of the famous catch-and-release section, just north of the Twin Cities. Where we live, . . .
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Photos: A Young Angler on a Quest

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips
This gorgeous smallmouth allowed Christopher Watt to get one step closer to his goal. Photos by Kip Vieth
It's always good to see young people embrace the great sport of fly fishing. No one in my recent memory embraces it more than Christopher Watt. He's a young man on a quest to catch a. . .
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