Hometown: Hudson, WI
Home water: The mighty Chippewa River and it's upper forks and tributaries
Age: One day older than Peter Pan (43)
Brad Bohen is the leading force behind the Musky Mania that is presently burning through the fly fishing scene worldwide. Based out of Hayward, WI - Home of World Record Muskies - Brad has been a passionate fly fishing guide, educator, outfitter, fly tier and communicator for over a decade. Brad's passion and enthusiastic sharing of his hard-earned knowledge of targeting predator species with a fly has introduced literally thousands of anglers to the darker aspects of the sport. Along with his company, Musky Country Outfitters, Brad has a materials brand called Primo Tail, a must-have tying material on the bucket list for every serious predator angler. Brad is thrilled to be affiliated with Cheeky Fly Reels and looks forward to bringing the Zero2Hero MOJO to this fine company.
Favorite Cheeky Reel? Mojo 425
Favorite fish on the fly? Musky (everything else is just bait!)
Drink of choice? Whiskey Old Fashioned
Favorite fly fishing film? Low & Clear (but Zero2Hero is pretty special)
What's your go-to fly? Beauford 4/0 Orange
If you could fish with anyone in the world for one day, who would it be? Clint Eastwood
Favorite saltwater fish? I'm totally f*cked and will probably leave everything behind when I first jump a Tarpon, and something tells me I'm a born Snook-man at heart, too
Any tips for somebody just getting into the sport? Don't waste precious water-time by not practicing stuff like casting and knot tying off the water. These skills must be learned before the river!