Andy Wiegman

Todd “thank you” for a great day! It exceeded our expectations. We had an absolute blast, biggest walleye I have ever caught, and we did really well.  We will definitely be doing more charters with you. Great pictures. I appreciate you sending them.

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Musky Fishing & Kids

Published in the Badger Sportsman Magazine, July 2005 By Todd Forcier As was I, many of you were introduced to this sport by your father. Through the years, we were shown the “rules of thumb” to catch fish. Some of us experimented with various lures and techniques, and some of us just enjoyed the basic…

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So You Want to be a Musky Guide

By Roger Sabota Each year while attending some of the many fishing shows or following a presentation at a Musky Club, I will be approached by several young fellows. The conversation will normally begin with a comment something like this. Gee, you live the ideal life. What do I have to do to make it…

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A question of clarity

As Appeared in the December 200/January 2001 Issue of Musky Hunter Magazine By Jason Long Not all musky lakes are the same. Some are big, small, deep, shallow, remote, metropolitan, weedy, rocky?..  Well, you get the point. Regardless of the hundreds of different characteristics any given musky lake may possess, they all have one thing…

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Distant Touch

As appeared in the December/January 2002 issue of Musky Hunter Magazine By Jason Long Ever wonder why a musky will hit a bucktail? A piece of metal with hair doesn’t exactly look like any natural forage, yet the bucktail has proven itself time and time again as one of the most effective musky lures of…

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Color Concepts

Appeared in Esox Angler – Issue 6/Spring 2001 By Jason Long When I visit my favorite musky tackle shop, I’m like a kid in a toy store. My eyes light up from the many brightly colored and flashy lures, I smile from ear to ear, and dream of catching a trophy on each and every…

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Fetch Yourself A Musky

By Jason Long (January, 2003) Ultra clear water. It’s what most people think of when they envision the pristine Northwoods. However, these same lakes are often referred to as tough or difficult lakes to fish. Typically this means they actually receive less fishing pressure. Traditionally these lakes have been referred to as Trophy Water, yet…

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Map Madness

By Jason Long For many people, reading a lake map can be simply maddening.  For others, it is therapeutic.  Fortunately, I fall into the latter group and have learned to utilize my quirky passion for maps to become a more effective musky fisherman.  Whether you have a love for reading maps and studying landscapes or…

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Shake, Rattle, and Roll

By Jason Long Idling my boat across the basin of famous Lake Minocqua one clear, calm, crisp, early-June morning my LCR display showed me the classic “cloud” of cisco balled up below the boat.  I whispered to my wife, “This is the spot” and quickly shut off the outboard.  Without hesitation, I grabbed my favorite…

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Dynamic Deep Divers

By Jason Long Twitching crankbaits has become a standard practice for most Esox Anglers.  The tantalizing darting, rolling, erratic action of a twitchbait is irresistible to both fisherman and old esox alike.  Traditionally, a twitchbait has been defined as any shallow running crankbait with a small diving lip that extends from the lure at a…

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