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Bulls and Muskie – Videos

Might be a stretch but something similar about Big Bulls and Muskie Fishing. Here are two videos from this week that grabbed my attention. While watching first video their is a quote that really does rings home. The cowboy talks about how intimidating this certain Bull is. I feel the same way when releasing muskie. The power of these beasts is not always on display like Bull riding, but that 8 second ride has too many correlations to fishing a big Muskie.

The second video is about an absolute huge Muskie that wasn’t caught on a fly, but was a least caught casting. Even casting lures all day is a ton of work. So have respect for any method of Muskie fishing that deals with casting, even though I choose to do it on a fly. Give the muskie video a watch, and just imagine that size of fish coming in on your figure 8.

Check out the two videos, you might be asking yourself why the Bull riding clip, well this summer if you follow us on Social Media you saw that I went to my first rodeo, and it will not be my last. While the rodeo in McBain, Mi was a blast I have a desire to go so see a Western Rodeo and this rancher that is working with the PBR events has me fired up. I feel like as a muskie angler I am similar to a cowboy. Again probably a stretch, but I tip my hat to the ladies and work from sun-up to sun down.

Top Water Muskie

Pic of the Day – Muskie Topwater

For those of you that know we have had an interesting learning curve when it comes to Muskie on Topwater. Have a future article in the bin that Ed and I are going to co-write going over some of the Do’s and Don’ts of Muskie on Topwater. With the help of some new foam products that we learned about on our Dorado trip, the flies (future YouTube video) we have found a fly that finally acts and hooks up the way we needed it too. Congrats to Ed McCoy for sticking with it and breaking our little curse.

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Chug….chug…. Topwater Muskie by Ed McCoy

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Muskie on the Fly

Muskie on the Fly

Starting my 7th year of guiding in the fall for Muskie and with the help of Ed McCoy we got a great image of an Muskie on the Fly. If you have an interest in booking a trip for Muskie on the Fly in Northern Michigan send me an email. Ed and I both have openings and I’m happy to get you in contact with Ed. We can handle single anglers or multiple boat trips.

Muskie on the Fly
Fly Fishing for Muskie in Northern Michigan
Digital Camo Hat

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 is doing you well!

Digital Camo Hat

Kean also sent in this impressive trout pic from his latest journey to Chile.  Kean who has always been a believer in the power of the Digital Camo Hat scores another impressive trout while wearing his lucky charm.  Great fish Kean!  Fish was caught on a circus peanut we tied for Kean, with a special blend of southern hemisphere colors.

circus peanut

muskie picture of the day

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 be the one, is what I really do enjoy.

muskie tee shirt

Thinking about Muskie – Pic of the Day

muskie picture of the day

Shaking hands with Muskie – Picture of the Day

Shaking hands with the devil. #catchandrelease #seewhatsoutthere #underwater #muskieonthefly #sonargetdown

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Scientific Anglers

SA Lines make Muskie possible

Scientific Anglers posts a release pic from one of the Muskie that graced our hands this fall