Entries by Jon Ray

Eli Berant PodCast

  Good friend and fellow muskie chaser Eli Berant spent some time with SVS Fishing if your interested and learning more about Eli and why he started streamer fishing check out this podcast.  I personally buy a few dozen flies from Eli each year, make sure to check out Eli’s site as well if you […]

Camo Hat still working

A couple impressive fish from a few Mangled Fly customers.  First is Bob H. who was fishing with world famous Muskie Guide Blane Chocklett and scores a dandy muskie on the fly.  Nice work Bob!  Bob wearing one of the old school Digital Camo Hats with the old hook logo.  Great to see the hat […]

The Grind

Really enjoyed this short video because of the honest truth of it all.  I get the opportunity to guide and fish for muskie a few weeks a year.  This video really does capture most of the days, it’s a Grind.  But the belief that you need to have as angler that the next cast could […]

Winter Steelhead – Pic of the Day

Kevin Feenstra shares one of his amazing images from a chilly day on the Muskegon River.   Catching Ice covered steel with @drewrosema #steelhead #flyfishing #ontheswing @hedronflashabou @scottflyrods @scientificanglers A post shared by Kevin Feenstra (@kevinfeenstra) on Dec 13, 2017 at 6:44pm PST

Big and Hungry

I’ll be hosting a trip to fish for Dorado in late January 2019 and this video gives you a little taste of what these fish can do.  Here is some additional information about the trip on in the Destination Travel section of the Hawkins Outfitters website. You can also contact me directly via the contact […]

Fish Weight – Pic of the Day

Fish Weight Its been a year of big water and big steelhead. This pic of the day symbolizes some of the size that we have been encountering. This year has been tough for me to judge the weight of some of these giants. As I’m not a fan of the boga grip to determine weight, […]

SA New Video – Tiny Piece of All of US

Amazing company making the best fly lines in the world.  Plus they are based in Michigan.  Check out this new video by SA. Tiny Pieces of All of Us from Scientific Anglers on Vimeo. For Scientific Anglers, fly fishing is a passion. It’s something we live and breathe day in and day out. Every fly […]

Pic of the Day – 25lb Redfish

Kean Oh shared this picture of his Louisiana Redfish that he caught with Capt. Allen of Sight Fish NC . Kean wearing his lucky Digital Camo hat on this trip.  Thanks for sharing the pic Kean, great looking Redfish.