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Musky fishing is now underway in the southern states and rapidly about to begin in the North. Musky Hunter's April/May 2019 issue is jam-packed with information to make sure you enjoy a great fishing season. Feature articles in this issue include: "System Dominance" by Jeff Van Remortel — Learn how fishing for other species during the closed season for muskies can benefit you when it's time to chase long, green, toothy things. "Get Jiggy With It" by Lance Season — When muskies won't chase, it's time to go vertical with your presentation. "A Perfect Cure For Cabin Fever" by Joel Deboer — When seasons are closed elsewhere in the northland, Wisconsin's southern zone is just getting started. "Confidence: There Is No Substitute" by Erik Jacobson — When you're confident in your efforts, your baits and your waters, your catches will soar. "Research Corner: Anglers Assist Biologists" by Matt Ward — Insights from a Minnesota lake chain study. Musky Hunter expands on its new, focused columns to help you in your pursuit of muskies. Columns in this issue are: Industry Profile about Musky Innovations, Muskies On A Budget by Pete Rich, Angler Spotlight on Darcy Cox, Bucher Tales by Joe Bucher, Getting Terminal by John Bette, Rigged Right by Mike Mordas, Reel Matters, by Mat Hegy, The Flow by Ken Trail, Bait Builders by Mike Olson, Competitors' Corner, Ladies First by Vickie Banks, Getting Started by Jay Young, Choosing Your Ride by Mike Hulbert, Keep It Simple by Jake Nelson, Pattern of Interest: Small baits in spring, Region to Region, Photo Tips: Minnowbaits in dirty water and Sharpen hooks with a Dremel tool, and "The Last Cast" by Tony Grant. In The Breakdown, a lake map of the Fox Chain in Illinois is provided by Lakemaster and features fishing tips from local guides. Add in musky news, Gregg Thomas' editorial, Joe Bucher's Moon Secrets for April and May, and readers' photos, and this is yet another can't-miss issue for musky hunters.
Musky Hunter has been North America’s musky authority since 1989. Published bi-monthly, Musky Hunter offers articles on every aspect of North America’s premier freshwater gamefish. Musky Hunter covers muskies and musky fishing wherever they are found, from Washington to Maine and Canada to New Mexico, with articles written by the best musky fisherman alive today. Feature article topics include the latest techniques to catch muskies, lake profiles, interviews with top musky anglers, proper release techniques, musky fishing history, biology and research. Musky Hunter is packed with tackle tips, insightful editorials, reader input, musky news, hot waters and product information. Knowledge is power and Musky Hunter is the key to catching and releasing more muskies.