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Gear We Recommend for Your Walleye Fishing Trip

Posted on March 28, 2020 by .

One of the pleasures of anticipating your fishing trip to Andy Myers Lodge is assembling the kit of gear that will allow you to successfully catch the fish you want. Here is the basic gear list for walleye. For those new to this fishing, the Andy Myers Lodge website has an overall primer entitled Planning…

Patterning Confidence

Posted on February 21, 2020 by .

Technology advances ever-quicker these days – so fast it’s hard to keep up. These advances are truly amazing. To think that when I started I had a simple flasher, eyeballs, and a set of oars! Now we search for fish literally all around us in real-time, employing exotic tools like biological fish sounds and cameras…

Hooked on Muskies – Now What Do I Do?

Posted on December 13, 2019 by .

I remember vividly when my brother Tom was still trying to catch his first muskie. At the beginning of his trip, we were fishing an island with a sneaky little weedbed on the side opposite a well-known reef. His first cast into the weeds was hit hard by a big fish that came up to…

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…