They once were called the “fish of 10,000 casts”…the muskellunge. As fishing techniques have advanced and improved, so have the catch rates to the point that on a given day, especially during the fall, multiple
The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee met Sept. 6 at McQuoid’s Inn in Isle for a status report on Mille Lacs fish and fishing.
The meeting didn’t focus on any specific regulation changes or population
Easing the boat into the narrow bay, I could sense our fishing success was about to change.
Through five hours of fishing under cloudless skies we had raised only a single, lazy muskie, but now
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has refined when and where to apply more restrictive pike regulations, and it has improved brood stock for muskellunge stocking, officials recently told the Natural Resources Commission.
Anglers call it the summer doldrums. Water temperatures are peaking, water skiers, tubers, wakeboarders, and other recreationalists are turning area lakes into a froth, and tourists have descended in full force.
The simple fishing we
As more than 1,000 anglers converge on Eagle River, Wis., this weekend for the 37th annual National Championship Musky Open, they will be among the first to check out Daiwa’s new PROREX XT musky rod
Just as I had done a thousand times that week, I swung the big crankbait around in a figure-eight alongside the boat. As the crankbait hesitated in a turn, a fish flashed out from beneath
The muskie’s “shadow” on the side imaging electronics was unmistakable – and it appeared in the opposite direction of where we were casting. At my suggestion that he throw a cast at the fish to
This week we’ll share big pike experiences from Scott Dalk, of Cross Plains, and Pat Ryan, of the Milwaukee area. I’ll dribble in more thoughts from readers on big pike as room allows.