muskie fishing

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…

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 born to love musky 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, moving…

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 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…

Understanding The Clear Water Musky

Posted on July 4, 2014 by .

It’s a well-known (or at least assumed) fact that clear lake and or cisco/whitefish water muskies have a tendency to drive a guy over the edge. These muskies can humble and reduce you into a wide-eyed, babbling, shell-shocked vestige of one’s former self, as you try to figure out how to get them to eat…

Three Muskie Fishing Tactics to Catch the Big One

Posted on April 22, 2013 by .

When it comes to muskie fishing, there are a lot of opinions, but one thing most fishers agree on is that warm-water muskies can often be some of the most difficult to get a hold of. Before you set out on your next musky fishing expedition to capture the big one, here are three tips…

Musky Fishing with Planer Boards

Posted on December 19, 2012 by .

Musky fishing demands careful placement of bait in areas where traditional methods are ineffective. The planer board was introduced many years ago with the emphasis on presenting live bait in a horizontal presentation. Using a planer board allows the angler to place the bait closer to the favorite hiding places of the most evasive musky….