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Eagle Lake Muskies

Posted on June 27, 2019 by .

Bill Hedden is a frequent guest at Andy Myers Lodge where he chases big muskies with single-minded fascination. He has been an avid fisherman for 64 years, fishing all over the world for the great gamefish, and now, in his senility (which the guides at the lodge will happily point out), he has largely focused…

2018 Sports Show Schedule

Posted on December 8, 2017 by .

We invite you to come and visit us at these fine Outdoor Shows: January 5-7, 2018: Chicago Muskie Expo, Chicago, IL — Pheasant Run Resort January 11-14, 2018: All Canada Show, Chicago, IL — Pheasant Run Resort January 18-21, 2018: All Canada Show, Green Bay, WI — Oneida, Casino January 18-21, 2018: Kansas City Boat…

Using My Head (Finally!) for Big Muskies

Posted on March 31, 2017 by .

A Pattern Across Years My eyes were still watering from the cold late October run down Ontario’s Eagle Lake when a nice musky followed my walleye tube to the boat, made a halfhearted turn, and drifted back down into the ghostly depths.  Though I wasn’t encouraged by the fish’s body language, it was nice to…

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…

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,…