Urban fly fishing

For many people, the art of fly fishing is all about the congress of nature and tranquility. It’s what brings most people into the fly fishing fold. We have a yearning for rocks, trees, water, and solitude. We often equate the activity of waving a long stick in the...

4 tips for beginner musky anglers

Although I’m known mostly as a trout angler, any spare time I have during the late fall is spent chasing musky. For the last seven years I’ve spent almost every free hour chasing the “fish of 10,000 casts.” I got the bug so bad I even purchased a jet boat with musky...

Fly Casting – Tips on casting controlled open loops

Open It Up Tips on fly casting controlled open loops – By Joe Mahler My fly-fishing teeth were cut on fiberglass fly rods and, after wiping out my savings account, bamboo rods. I was always fascinated by the airborne line formations and gentle landings that...