Muskie Fishing

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 person over the edge. These muskies can humble and reduce you into a wide-eyed, babbling, shell-shocked vestige of your 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 be some of the most difficult to catch. Before you set out on your next muskie fishing expedition to capture the big one, here are three tips to help you select…

Musky Fishing with Planer Boards

Posted on December 19, 2012 by .

Muskie fishing demands the 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…

Soft Muskie Baits (Pre-Bulldawg)

Posted on December 3, 2012 by .

When it comes to musky fishing, jerk baits and crankbaits have been the standard, but recently, something new has come along that has fisherman scratching their heads. A new mystery bait made of plastic has been pulling in huge muskies at Eagle Lake, Ontario, but even the most experienced fishermen aren’t sure how to use it….

Canada’s Best – Eagle Lake, Ontario

Posted on November 23, 2012 by .

There are a lot of prime muskie waters in North America, with many being located in northwest Ontario. Practically every resort owner sings the praises of his own body of water, and naturally, they all contain “world record” fish. Aside from all the bull, where are the best waters, and who can an angler trust?…

The Legend of Eagle Lake: Northwestern Ontario, Canada

Posted on October 10, 2012 by .

Telling Tales One night during the summer of 2012, Steve Herbeck stood on the dock of Andy Myer’s Lodge and passed around photos of a 35-pound muskie.  It was the second he had caught in as many days fishing in Eagle Lake, Ontario, Canada.  All the muskie fishermen were bragging but Steve was the only one…