I love musky fishing i guide as an excuse to fish for more muskies this is what i tell my wife anyway humor aside, i take the sport of musky fishing very seriously, having read thousands of pages of. St croix fly fishing, wisconsin 691 likes 1 talking about this good musky water plenty capable of producing 50+ fish a short essay about the future of. Edmund s muskie and others engaging in hunting, fishing, golfing, skiing, cribbage and other social activities and edmund s muskie and others posing with lobster box 13 also includes images of edmund s muskie and staffers celebrating his birthdays in the 1970s. Fishing lake of the woods offers some of the best year round fishing you can find fish the ice early december to late march, dive right into river fishing for spring/fall and venture out to lake for the warm summer bite. Drift boat fishing for muskies on rivers in the fall is a highly productive way to cover water and target fish like trout in a stream, river muskies set up around structure like wood, rocks, or cut banks to ambush prey.
Dave karczynski is the author of from lure to fly: fly fishing for spinning and baitcast anglers, an orvis series book published by lyons press he is also the co-author of smallmouth: modern fly-fishing tactics, tips and techniques, published through stackpole press. Maumee river muskies discussion in ' one of the stapled together papers has all the public access fishing areas and target species for them listed by state region. Steelhead fishing sporting essays tippet chart stream access laws shop orvis women's fly fishing flies pike & muskie fly fishing books & dvds muskie. I write fishing reports for the local papers and websites like wisconsin outdoor fun and on wisconsin outdoors i also do a weekly fishing report on fridays and saturdays on 98q country in park falls wi.
I prefer muskie because it sounds more like a fish and musky reminds me of the pile of dirty fishing clothes down in corner of my man room, but either spelling works actually, i've been told it's merely a colloquialism. For anglers in minnesota and wisconsin, the thrill of fishing muskie is pretty well-known, but the fact is muskies are a very rare fish in north america their range is limited to just a few states and canada the muskie is the state fish of wisconsin the walleye is minnesota's state fish which. Guides on musky fishing can be found on muskie 411 official website there's an option to become a member and the website has a lot of tabs like resources, features and a lot more categories. Even though this same phenomonen was happening on other lakes, the muskies were blamed for being eating machines, destroying the quality fishing on the lake with the locals hating the muskies, many were on the hunt to eliminate them. Fishing the muskie moons lardin' up in his posthumous anthology more stories of the old duck hunters, the legendary outdoor writer gordon macquarrie tells the tale of a successful, late-season muskie foray on his favorite lake in northern wisconsin circa 1940s.
Miles from hayward wisconsin, in a place were musky are really just starting to become a blip on the radar, and fishing with tackle louie spray would probably have scoffed at, i moved my first musky with a fly. Hopefuly we get a good egg collection and hatch so we can get the musky fry outside on extra fathead minnows this yearevery cold day is a few days later before the water temps get warm enough for the muskie spawn to startthe later the eggs are collected,the later they are hatched,the later it is before the musky fry are weaned off brine. Thirty years of fishing, specializing in muskies, give this book an authenticity, value and appeal for those whose hobby is freshwater game fishing this account of the king of the fighters, the muskellunge (of the pike family), his speed, savage strike, his ways of fighting, and his terrific. Anglers must abide by the fishing regulations of the state in which they are fishing big sandy and tug fork rivers anglers with a valid kentucky fishing license may fish the entire main stem of the big sandy and tug fork rivers from the confluence of the ohio and big sandy rivers upstream to the virginia state line.
The muskie is the fish of one cast because that's all it takes if you place a lure in the right place at the right time on the right body of water these are the premier lakes in our state. Fly fishing stories and essays read the story april fools on south boulder creek we were not the first ones to the gravel pull off, erin and i a late start, a stop for coffee and one wrong turn up a dirt road. It was designed with a slightly softer butt section to make casting over the course of a long day easier—and when you're muskie fishing, you want all the help you can get whatever rod you end up going with, make sure you practice with it in the weeks leading up to a muskie trip. Focus your paper on muskie inc and its effect on muskie fishing over the past 40 years explore the effects of tournament fishing and the development of boat, electronics, rods, reels and lures trace the rise and fall of the big fishing magazines, their role in the information boom of the mid 60s through the mid-90s and their struggle to.
After a couple thousand hours fishing for musky on the detroit river, i was able to duplicate a lot of the patterns on the st clair river, which in my opinion, is the next frontier in musky fishing in 2002 i made the call that the detroit river would become a big name in musky circles (michigan outdoor news - oct '02. You searched for: musky lure etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search no matter what you're looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options.
Musky fishing is not for the casual or impatient fisherman, and it is definitely not for the weak of heart musky fishing provides trophy-sized dynamite with a mouthful of teeth, and dale hollow lake in late december or january, or woods hole reservoir near tullahoma offers good fishing for this species of pike. Reading some muskie-specific fishing books and biology papers and watching videos will boost your knowledge of what muskie do throughout the course of the year establish a good understanding of seasonal movements, and it will be a big factor in finding more fish. The muskie is quite handsome, in its mysterious, prehistoric way but johnson was working in the red-in-tooth-and-claw style of hunting-and-fishing prose the muskie, he wrote, has the sinister appearance of a stalking submarine. 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 all time.