The notion of fly fishing with Muskie flies is not a new one. Books written in the course of the 19th century, and in fact earlier, explain the concept of catching our major freshwater predator by means of Muskie flies - hooks dressed with a variety of of fur along with feather or superbly dressed Muskie flies. A bit more recently fly-fishing Muskie has matured in acceptance, not just in its place into the customary methods utilized by Muskie fishermen, but additionally as being a spanking new challenge to an mounting quantity of sport fly fishermen emerging from a more established game fly fishing background.................
So you are bored, you are fed up of sitting behind those static dead bait rods, try fly fishing for Muskie using some incredible Muskie flies, you will not be disappointed. Muskie flies are used with stronger rods, typically #10 weight to allow you to fight the fish and return it. Depending on the weather the Muskie can be caught with surface Muskie flies, mid water or down deep with heavier weight Muskie flies. Wandering along a river or try a gravel pit or reservoir are great fun and watching pike flies being hit by the tremendously aggressive Muskie is hugely rewarding.
Muskie Flies for Fly Fishing
The notion of fly fishing for Muskie fly-fishing isn't a new one and it is tremndoues sport casting big or small Muskie flies and watching our most aggressive predator attack Muskie flies. We wish to promote the usage of accepted fly fishing tackle and equipment which is suitable with the undertaking, plus most importantly of all, to promote a greater awareness of how Muskie maybe handled in a manner which minimises any opportunity of hurt either towards the Muskie or the angler.
Muskie Flies Design
Muskie flies are designed to imitate natural fish or to stimulate attack due to the Muskie flies colour or the Muskie flies movement. Muskie flies look like the natural prey, Muskie flies can look like fish or even mice. Muskie flies are ideally cast with a #10 rod and a Muskie flyline that will enable turnover of the Muskie flies that can often be quite heavy!
Muskie flies should always be used with a wire trace to protect from this amazing predator taking the Muskie flies and simply biting off the pike flies and causing themselves damage. Muskie flies should never be used with a stiff poly leader but a metal trace.
Muskie flies can have single, double or even in the case of our super predator Muskie flies 4 hooks in tandem.