What can Current Do For You?
WATER FLOW IN LAKES IS SUBTLE AND OFTEN OVERLOOKED. BUT MUSKIES USE IT, SO WHY SHOULDN’T YOU?
Mountain State Muskies In Spring
CATCH MUSKIES DURING TIMES WHEN NOTHING IS PREDICTABLE
Winter Presentations For Southern Rivers
Winter has arrived, yet in the South it’s still mild enough to keep fishing with the exception of maybe a week or two of an Arctic front.
Tune Up For The Season Ahead
Have you started making your plans for the upcoming fishing year?
Guide Rob Manthei’s love for the Vilas/Oneida County region of northern Wisconsin is deeply rooted. His father and grandfather started taking him there on fishing trips when he was just two years old, and he began guiding full-time at the age of 25.
Find The Right Structure In Deep, Clear Water
With breathtaking scenery, vast amounts of water, and complex and diverse structure, clear water Canadian Shield lakes offer some of the most sought-after musky fishing in the world. A bucket-list destination for the passionate and determined angler, there’s something truly special about being in the sanctuary of the great Canadian Shield lakes.
Multi-Species Or Bay Boat ... You Make The Choice
Is there really such a thing as a perfect musky boat? There are so many variables to choose from in the market today. Do I want a casting or trolling boat? Aluminum or fiberglass? Welded or riveted? Do I want a tiller, side console, dual console, or full windshield?
Region To Region
Region To Region
Genetic Study Yields Answers
STUDY SUGGESTS LEECH STRAIN IS NOT THE ‘SILVER BULLET’ FOR WISCONSIN MUSKY WATERS
Crawling Crankbaits To Catch Cold Water Muskies
Crankbaits catch plenty of muskies during spring, summer and fall, but the key to catching ’skies in the very early cold water season on these lures involves some special tricks.
The Eye Of The Tiger
BIG HEAT, FIRST MEAT, AND POST-FRONTAL CONDITIONS ARE PATTERNS THE AUTHOR HAS IDENTIFIED FOR HOOKING HYBRIDS
This Tiger Musky Is My King
Many muskies over my lifetime have made for some great memories, but one catch that stands above the rest started with a successful release that happened back in 2003. As it turned out, this special tiger musky visited my boat several times from 2003-2006.
Outdoor Grips Introduces Ergonomics To Rods
You could say Aaron Techlin saw a need in the fishing industry. You’d be even more correct if you said he felt it.
The Death Pause
‘KILL’ YOUR BAIT IN THE RETRIEVE TO LET BIG FALL MUSKIES EAT
More Skill Adds Up To More Muskies
Just like a golfer must practice often with a variety of clubs performing a wide range of shots on a vast array of terrains, so must the musky angler cast with a wide selection of lures at various spots.
Mile High Hybrids
GIANT TIGERS ABOUND IN THE RESERVOIRS OF UTAH
Many Benefits To Musky Fishing With Kids
We can all think back to the times when we were kids, excited to hit the creek bank with our dad, grandpa, or best friend. It was so thrilling to hear the stories about trophy fish and learn from family and friends.
Keep Casting, Interpret Data, Speed & Structure
The pursuit of muskies can be a complex, ongoing algorithm. There are seemingly endless pieces of critical information that all add up to the big picture, and this information is constantly changing.
Fly Fishing In The Southern Belt During Winter
The days are short, weather un-predictable, and on certain days there had better be a good reason to get your hands wet.
Beef Up Your Gear As You Hunt ‘The One'
If you are still fishing during this time of year, one thing is for certain — you’re looking for “the one.”
Tips For More Muskies On Fly Fishing Gear
Fishing for muskies takes a special kind of person.
Jerkbait Fishing For Beginning Musky Anglers
Before I hit the water with my clients for Muddy Creek Fishing Guides, I always ask whether they want to go trolling or jerking.
Use Reservoir Drawdowns To Your Advantage
Though the water was high and the rockpile unseen, I knew it was there because I had previously mapped it out when the water level was lower.
Weighing Your Fall Musky Options
Adding weight to achieve greater depth from your lures is no secret and is certainly nothing new to musky fishing. There are a lot of homemade ideas that work well — from simply hanging a bell sinker off a hook to modifying wire shafts, or even pouring lead into your baits.
The South's Overlooked Late Season Muskies
As November and December approach, many musky anglers will have winterized their boats, stored lures and started reflecting on the season past. However, at this time hot musky action is usually kicking up south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Grinding Out One More Bite
LIVEBAIT CAN YIELD GREAT FALL FISHING IN RIVERS AS MUSKIES TRANSITION TO THEIR WINTER HOLES
Locales For Locating Fall 'Lunge
The location of muskies through-out the fall can vary greatly — just like the weather.
How To Put Time On Your Side
Any legitimate aging angler re-members the 1964 blockbuster hit from the Rolling Stones, “Time Is On My Side.”
Fall Musky Game Plan
BIG CHANGES OCCUR AS THE WATER COOLS IN OUR LAKES AND STREAMS. STAY A STEP AHEAD OF THE FISH
Blood Chemistry & Angling Stress
CANADIAN RESEARCHERS STUDY MUSKY STRESS CAUSED BY FISHERMEN