This is prime time for muskie fishing right now and this year there will be an extra couple of weeks that anglers can take advantage of thanks to an extension of the season for the
The 58.25-inch fish, caught on Mille Lacs, bests previous record by an inch.
The best baits are bucktails and shallow-running crankbaits, as well as some topwater baits.
Chances are, if you’re a hardcore muskie head, you probably do a lot of tinkering with your baits. Try these four lure modifications to land more muskies.
In all the excitement and rush to get the big muskie back in the water, the anglers didn’t weigh the fish or measure the girth, only the length, which came in at 59-1⁄2 inches. It
Tips and tactics.
Anglers like the chain because the darker water can provide a little better daytime action than neighboring lakes.
The best action is in the morning.
The muskie measured 54 1/16th inches, which beat the old state record for length. At 39.64 pounds, it remained shy of the weight record.