Here at Tight Lines, Spring is our favorite time of the year. As the snow and ice melt away, revealing Mother Nature’s colors once again, we begin thinking of open water and hungry fish. Ice rods and augers are put away in exchange for waders and fly rods. It is truly the most anticipated (and welcomed) time of the year for any fly angler. We are here to help you hit the open water prepared and confident. Inland Trout Report The state of Wisconsin could not have chosen a better year to open the early trout…Details
Nate Sipple’s Top 8 Smallmouth Guide Selection in a Tight Lines Snap Box. – Name: Nate Sipple – Favorite Month to Fish Smallmouth: June – Favorite Rod/Reel/Line/Leader Setup: Sage Salt HD 790, Sage Spectrum LT 7-8, RIO Winter Redfish Line, RIO Bass Leader, 10lb Maxima Chameleon Tippet – “Elite 8” Fly Choices: 1) Boogle Bug (Solar Flare) 2) Porky’s Pet 3) Sparkle Minnow (Black Light) 4) Fat Albert (tan) 5) Murdich Minnow (gray/white) 6) Diving Bug (frog or perch) 7) Boogle Bug (Yella Fella) 8) Murdich Wiggler (white or tan) – If you had to pick just…Details
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This weather is absolutely ideal for Muskie fishing. The water temps have not taken a significant nose dive yet. There seems to be a perfect time where the water is cool enough to force the fall feed, but not so cold that it slows metabolism. The fish are in that happy zone right now. They are aggressive and should continue to be for the foreseeable future. November should be a great month to chase the green monster. That said, get out there if you can as the season from Highway 10 and north closes on the 30th. If you’d…Details
Hi everyone! We have had a bunch of questions lately about a fishing report for both Migratory fish as well as the Muskie bite. I am sending along a quick update as to what is happening on the rivers. A special thank you to SIMMS fishing Ambassador Nate Sipple for the report. Stop by the shop with any questions and make sure to get out and do some fishing this fall. It is truly the most beautiful time of the year to be on the water. October fishing report Well, it’s the first week of October and most…Details