Steve Herbeck

Tough Conditions – Part 2

Posted on September 30, 2016 by .

Pull The Trigger But before you do, make sure you refresh your memory by scanning part 1. Big muskies in clearwater systems can be mind-bending when conditions are tough. At those times, it’s essential to take advantage of every opportunity. I believe that properly executed boatside maneuvers are one of the most important aspects of…

Andy Myers Lodge Fishing Report – August 2016

Posted on September 14, 2016 by .

After a torrid warm water stretch with temperatures reaching 80 on several occasions in early – mid-August, water temperatures as of this writing are averaging a more normal 68 through most sections of the lake. Despite the warm water during that time, patterns remained typical, consistent, and catches were excellent especially for the most targeted…

Andy Myers Lodge Fishing Report – July 2016

Posted on August 2, 2016 by .

Water surface temperatures are averaging 69-72, and with current average air temperatures and forecasts, it should remain stable in that range for a while. While the timing of the season could have been characterized as a bit behind an average year, everything is quickly catching up. Weed growth is as good as I’ve seen it…

Tough Conditions – Part 1

Posted on July 23, 2016 by .

Shocking But True In my opinion, the tougher the conditions, the more important bait selection and the order in which baits are presented becomes. These are also the situations in which the more fishermen in my boat the better I like it. More baits in the water at one time means I can figure out…

Guerrilla Tactics

Posted on June 22, 2016 by .

Are you tough enough? Offbeat Canadian Workouts Ever wake up, look out the window, and wonder why you were born to love muskie fishing? Was it a blessing or a curse? Fishing has been more than good the past several days. The stable weather gave way to an approaching front and big fish were hot,…

Hawg Spots North of the Border

Posted on April 15, 2016 by .

One of today’s most innovative anglers dissects Canadian hotspots. The end of the week was nearing and while there had been a couple of good muskies up to 51” caught in camp, cold front conditions and high skies had moved in to make fishing tough. To make matters worse, Travis was in camp filming a TV…