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Chapter Three: Pike & Muskie Fly Fishing

Tips and tricks for beginning casting

Pike & Muskie Fly Fishing Chapter 3 - Video Lessons From Orvis On The Basics of Fly Fishing

Pike and muskies are the sharks of freshwater and are some of the biggest and most exciting fish to chase with a fly rod. Many times they are difficult to catch on a fly rod, so learn when, where and how to fly fish for Pike and Muskie with big rods and giant flies.

In this chapter you will also learn how to attach wire to your leader to avoid getting cut off, and will also learn some tips on casting the large flies required when fly fishing for these voracious predators.

Watch the entire chapter, or select segments below:
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