For example, muskies tend to be shallower while water temperatures hold above the 50-degree range and stage in a wide range of habitat including weeds, wood, rocks, sand and even open water.
Remaining stands of healthy weeds are one of the very best spots to start. The odds of finding a musky in any weedbed steadily increase as the annual die-back of weed growth accelerates, isolating muskies to remaining healthy, standing clumps.
However, don’t be surprised to find a good fish or two on shallow rock humps either. Some of my biggest fall muskies have come from shallow rock outcroppings. Any rock hump or point immediately adjacent to a once productive weedbed is likely to hold the highest potential. Another high percentage fall rock hump is one that is adjacent to a rocky point.
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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.”
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RIDING THE STORM
THE BEST TIME FOR BIRDERS TO SEE THE FASCINATING STORM PETREL IS DURING A STORM. IN FACT, SOME LEGENDS CLAIM THE SEABIRD CAUSED THE STORM.
Got Bear Mitts?
FOR EXTREME WARMTH, BEAR MITTS ARE THE WAY TO GO. CONSIDER TURNING THAT OLD BEAR HIDE INTO SOMETHING FUNCTIONAL & INTERESTING.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENS
HOW JOKES AND WORDPLAY REVEAL THE INNER WORKINGS OF OUR READING MINDS
PADDLE THE DESERT
Can a group of novice packrafters make it out of Canyonlands in one piece?
ARCTIC TORTURE TEST
Driving the 2020 Alcan 5000 Winter Rally in a ’20 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4
Staying Connected and Inspired
In its July-August newsletter, Flatirons Facets, the Flatirons Mineral Club of Boulder County, Colorado, shared examples of how their club members are staying connected and enjoying their shared rockhounding and lapidary interests in today’s socially distant world.
Marathoner Neely Spence Gracey
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Solo race to the Arctic
A new race to the Arctic in July is to be run for the IMOCA 60 class as a qualifier for the Vendée Globe round the world race in November.