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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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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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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Perspectives of the Creature Man Of Jigs and Muskies

Published November 11, 2005 By Steve Worrall Soft Plastics are gaining new popularity as many innovations and new styles have entered the market over the last few years. The story behind the FIRST soft plastic revolution that took place in the 1960’s when there were no jigs or soft plastics designed for Muskies is pretty…

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Water just Hides the Good Stuff!

Reading the Water Published November 24, 2005 By: Steve Worrall Ever get to the landing with your best fishing buddy, launch the rig, and ask, Well, where do you want to start? He looks at you and says, I dont know, where do YOU want to start? I have always been a bit amused at this, having run through…

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THIS WINTER TRY A TIP-DOWN

By Roger Sabota It was April 1996 and our son, Craig, had joined me for a day of crappie fishing on the Wisconsin River near Rhinelander, Wisconsin. As most Northern Wisconsin residents can remember, the winter of 1995 – 1996 was long, cold and severe. The cold weather and snow came early and stayed late…

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