Keep Casting, Interpret Data, Speed & Structure
Musky Hunter|December 2020/January 2021
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.
Andy Schiera

The “big picture” is gathered by our senses, instincts and our electronics! In this article I’m going to share with you the most effective and simple ways to stay motivated and catch more fish.

Musky fishing usually has lulls of inactivity. The angler needs to remain sharp and focused for days on end. During critical downtimes, we must not lose confidence or get distracted. For challenging times we must default back to the KISS acronym (keep it simple, stupid). Using this system we are able to quickly interpret data and make confident, real time decisions based on current conditions.

Keep casting. The adage that persistence pays off is true. None of us can catch muskies in our living room! Buck Perry, the man most credited with structure fishing, said “The fish are either shallow, deep, or somewhere in between.” Therefore, every time you head out, remember to survey the lake in all depth ranges.

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