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Heavy Bass Tackle for Musky Fishing Fun

Fishing modest-sized lures on heavy bass tackle reduces the physical demands of musky fishing. Anyone can catch fish with properly balanced equipment and tackle.

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...

River Muskies Migrate to Deep Holes in Fall

During fall, river muskies shift location from shallow, swift-water stretches to deep holes with reduced current. Slowly retrieve large lures to trigger strikes in cold water.

The Ins and Outs of Catching Spring Muskie

Spring muskie anglers automatically grab their go-to summer and fall lures when they hit the water, but that's not necessarily your best bet so early in the year. Right after the season opens, smaller baits tend to outproduce larger offerings. Like # 5 bucktail...

A+ Musky Fishing Lakes

Thanks to stocking efforts, musky fishing is an option for many anglers all over the country. In this video, we reveal our favorite musky fishing lakes! A+ Musky Fishing Lakes Historically musky fishing was limited to eight to ten Midwestern and Northeastern states...

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.

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.

Topwater Tactics for River Musky

Topwater lures move slowly across the surface, kicking up a ruckus that attracts and infuriates a musky. They allow big fish plenty of time to zero in on, follow and eventually strike the bait.

Tools for Handling Fish: Toothy Critters

Jeremy Smith shows you how to handle toothy critters and lays out a few useful tools for handling fish in general. Tools for Handling Fish: Toothy Critters When targeting big fish like muskies and northern pike it's important to have right tools for the job. These...

Magnum Softbaits for Gigantic Late Fall Muskies

When it comes to fall muskies, bigger isn’t always better. These days, that’s because much bigger is much better, at least in the eyes of serious muskie hounds. Magnum Softbaits for Gigantic Late Fall Muskies Enhanced stocking programs and the acceptance of catch and...
The Biggest Musky are Biting Right Now

The Biggest Musky are Biting Right Now

Right now is the time to target the biggest musky in the lake. With the cooling water temperatures big fall muskies are hungry and looking to eat! The Biggest Musky are Biting Right Now! In the next few weeks, the largest muskies in North America will become...

Magnum Softbaits for Gigantic Late Fall Muskies

Magnum Softbaits for Gigantic Late Fall Muskies

When it comes to fall muskies, bigger isn’t always better. These days, that’s because much bigger is much better, at least in the eyes of serious muskie hounds. Magnum Softbaits for Gigantic Late Fall Muskies Enhanced stocking programs and the acceptance of catch and...

How to Catch BIG Northern Pike in Fall

How to Catch BIG Northern Pike in Fall

For anglers looking for hard fighting and aggressive fish, northern pike in fall is a great option. They are often schooled up and looking to bite big baits! How to Catch Northern Pike in Fall Autumn is a magical time in the outdoors. It begins with burst of brilliant...

4 Musky Lure Modifications

4 Musky Lure Modifications

Chances are if you're a hardcore musky head, you probably do a lot of "tinkering" with your baits. Here's a few quick lure modifications musky guide Doug Wegner likes to implement on his bucktails, topwaters, crankbaits and Medusas. 4 Musky Lure Modifications The...

3 BIG Mistakes MUSKY ANGLERS Make

3 BIG Mistakes MUSKY ANGLERS Make

If your musky fishing experience is fairly limited, there's a good chance you're making many of the common rookie mistakes. While there are many similarities in fishing for species like bass, walleye and panfish, hunting for big muskies is a completely different...

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. Top 5 Must have Musky Baits BuckTail/ Cowgirl This bait has probably caught more muskies than any other lure...

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. The Best...

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