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Chasing Giants With Kids In Fall
Chasing Giants With Kids In Fall
When the leaves turn in Octo-ber and the water temperature drops below 60 degrees, it’s the right time to get my kids out and put them on a few muskies. Just like adults, kids can catch lots of muskies while casting baits and utilizing suckers with quick-set rigs. Sucker fishing has been a traditional tactic for many musky anglers in Wisconsin.
Jason Smith

It’s very important to keep kids comfortable and engaged in the fall so they can fish all day long. Here are a few tips:

• Make sure they are warm with layers of clothing. The same clothing as they would wear for ice fishing works great. Bring quality gloves and a facemask to handle cold boat travel. I use Clam Outdoors ice fishing gear which is outstanding for wet and cold days. A small portable heater can take the chill off and warm their hands when the snow is flying.

• Bring plenty of snacks and drinks to fuel them during the day.

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October/November 2019