Peshtigo River, Northern WI, Muskie fishing | Great Lakes Rivers Tour
Muskie fishing on the Peshtigo river in Wisconsin, October 2021
Colin Ambrose floats with guide Gavin Marquart of Tight Lines. After covering 5 miles of river, Gavin spotted a large musky at the bottom of a narrow channel in one of the rivers thinner runs. The first fly was presented several times and after turning her nose up to a large yellow fly. Gavin switched to a six inch long pink articulated fly. With a figure eight on and an extra wiggle with the rod 3 guides deep one river the fish hit with all of her might. Cameraman and fishing companion Jeff Wilder caught the entire sequence in full fall color.