Pike-Musky

The Best All-Around Musky Rod

What's the best all-around musky rod for today's fishing? Muskie fishing has become far more sophisticated in recent years. The equipment that we use is a lot like bass fishing – rods, reels, line, and lures are all designed for specific applications. What St. Croix...

Trolling for Trophy Northern Pike in Fall

Northern Pike in Fall. North American waters contain four members of the genus esox ranging from the largest species: musky to it's smallest two cousins: redfin and chain pickerel. Between these size extremes lies the most widely distributed member of the long and...

What’s Your Favorite Tactic for Summer Muskies?

    It’s hard not to get excited about summer muskies. They are big, aggressive and ready to eat! If you hate slow, lethargic finesse fishing, then now is the time to be on the water hunting for these monsters. To help you get the most out of your summer musky...

Modern Musky Fishing

Widespread stocking, a catch and release ethic,  and improvements in tackle, techniques and equipment combine to make large muskies available to anglers throughout the Upper Midwest.

CRAZY DAM JUMPING MUSKIES — HD Slow-Mo Footage

Alright, now this is insane....   Props to our good buddies Lee Tauchen and Robbie Jarnigo from Todays Angler for capturing this ridiculous footage at the Wingra Creek Dam in Madison, Wisconsin.   After re-watching this video a dozen times, we're still not...

Speed and Direction Changes Trigger Musky Strikes

Erratic changes in lure speed and direction excite muskies, turning followers into biters. High-speed retrieves and aggressive lure actions increase summer musky success.

Large vs. Small Bucktails for Muskies – Which is Best?

Buzzbite reporter Jeff Andersen compares the high-speed triggering ability of smaller bucktails to the bulky profile of larger spinners. Let the fish tell you which they prefer!

Bucktail Fishing for Muskies (Different Blade Configurations)

There's a lot of different bucktail options on the market these days and they're all great for certain situations. I definitely carry all of them that I think work and I carry some that haven't worked for me yet, but I know I'll use them at a certain point in time....

The Fish of 12837 Days — A MuskY Story

The Fish of 12,837 Days by Matthew Breuer     As a fishing guide, a lifetime angler and a fishing promoter, I pride myself in being able to say that I’ve caught this fish or that fish, the one fish was blah-blah pounds, while the other was blah-blah inches...

Musky Location Strategies in Summer

To find muskies, first zero in on the best seasonal habitat. Then check a variety of structure and cover options--points, humps, islands, weeds, wood, rock-- until you see fish and determine which is best.
Top 5 Must have Musky Baits

Top 5 Must have Musky Baits

If you're just getting into musky fishing or an angler looking to add a few baits to your box, musky guide Doug Wegner give his top 5 must-have musky baits. BuckTail/ Cowgirl This bait has probably caught more muskies than any other lure out there. Bucktails/ Cowgirls...

A+ Musky Fishing Lakes

A+ Musky Fishing Lakes

Thanks to stocking efforts, there has been a major increase in available musky fishing lakes for anglers to choose from. Historically musky fishing was limited to eight to ten Midwestern and Northeastern states and a few Canadian providences. Today, muskies are...

The Best All-Around Musky Rod

The Best All-Around Musky Rod

What's the best all-around musky rod for today's fishing? Muskie fishing has become far more sophisticated in recent years. The equipment that we use is a lot like bass fishing – rods, reels, line, and lures are all designed for specific applications. What St. Croix...

Spring Pike Spinnerbait Success

Spring Pike Spinnerbait Success

In spring, slow-rolling a spinnerbait through shallow bays and across developing weed flats produces the biggest pike in the lake. Spring pike can be caught on a wide range of baits, but one of the most productive for these shallow water pike is the spinnerbait....

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