Video: How to Catch Pike and Musky on a Fly

Catching a big pike or musky on a fly is considered by many to be one of the best experiences you can have with a fly rod. These fish are super aggressive, and their strikes are often vicious and explosive. In this . . .

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Master Class Monday: Advanced Fly Fishing Accuracy with Predators

Accuracy is important for more than trout and bonefish. In this week's Master Class Monday, Dave and Amelia Jensen show how an accurate cast gets you closer to cover--and also how it can help . . .

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Videos: Trout, Pike, and Bass Smashing Flies On Top!

Our Canadian friends at The New Fly Fisher television show have been releasing a ton of content on their Youtube page lately, and these four shorts really caught my eye. As a topwater fanatic, . . .

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Photo of the Day: College Student Lands Record Pike on Lake Champlain

Written by: Drew Price


Lauren Dunn show's off a women's line-class record landed on Vermont's Lake Champlain.
Photo by Drew Price

I first met Lauren Dunn in August of this year. Her dad, Brian, had contacted me to see if I was available to target some bowfin for potential IGFA women’s line-class world records. Lauren . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXIII: Bill Bernhardt


The fertile waters of the Upper Connecticut River produce some fine brook trout.
Photos courtesy Bill Bernhardt

Bill Bernhardt is head guide at Lopstick Lodge Outfitters in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, and he has fished in the Granite State most of his life. However, he has also guided in Chile and cast flies . . .

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Photo of the Day: Four Feet of Canadian Pike

Written by: Mike Lembke, Wollaston Lake Lodge


Just shy of the coveted 50-inch mark, this pike put a serious bend in Jonathan's fly rod.
Photo courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge

Our 9-foot Helios 2 rods and Mirage V reels are getting a workout at Wollaston Lake Lodge, in northern Saskatchewan. Sight-casting to a four-foot fish and watching it eat is just plain fun. In. . .

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Photo of the Day: Pikezilla in Upstate New York

Written by: Kubie Brown


The lakes of the Adirondacks hold some big northern pike.
Photo courtesy Kubie Brown

My brother and I took our annual adventure to the Adirondack Mountains, hunting for spring pike. It was cold and windy, and the fishing was slow. Though we both caught a few smaller. . .

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