Tippets: Potential World Record Muskie, Flies for Oregon’s North Coast, Flats Casting

November 14, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Robert Hawkins, owner of Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, recently caught a potential world record muskie on a bucktail streamer. The fish measured 57 inches long, with a 26.5-inch girth, and was estimated to weigh more than 50 pounds. Read more and view video footage, via Field & Stream.
  • From sea-run cutthroat trout to smallmouth bass, the North Coast of Oregon boasts diverse fisheries. Ethan Barrow of Adventures Across Oregon outlines his top ten go-to fly patterns for targeting the multiple species of fish in the region.
  • Kent Klewein troubleshoots common casting mistakes when on the flats. Read three ways to improve your technique via Gink & Gasoline.