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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Podcast: Musky Time, with Kip Veith

This week, my interview is with Kip Veith, Orvis-endorsed guide and author of The Orvis Guide to Muskies on the Fly, which has just been released. Fresh from lots of research and in the middle of his season, Kip has some . . .

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Classic 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: 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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