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Early Season Guide t...

Early Season Guide to Southern Muskies

By Tony Grant, Field Editor Have you ever thought of kicking off your musky fishing season in the South before the snow has melted in the North? Action fires up on most southern waters as early as late February, and muskies are at their heaviest ...

Short-Line Success: ...

Short-Line Success: Easy Setup, Big Results!

By Gregg Thomas, Field Editor It has been said that “the set-up is the key.” Having everything in place and having a reason why things are in place can explain why a technique or pattern is successful. In this article, we will discuss how to set ...

Seasonal

Crankbaits When It...

Crankbaits When It’s Cold

By Steve Heiting, Managing Editor Whenever you’re faced with cold water, a cold day or a cold front, a crankbait is often the best lure choice you can make. In the hands of an angler who understands their applications, crankbaits can be ...

Muskies In The Summe...

Muskies In The Summer/Fall Transition

By Steve Heiting, Managing Editor We’ve reached my favorite part of the musky season — when waters begin to cool at the outset of fall. Fishing for muskies in extremely shallow water — at depths as shallow as six feet of water and less — is ...

Technique Pattern

A Time For Topwaters

A Time For Topwaters

By Luke Ronnestrand If you would have asked me 10 years ago what my five favorite lures were for catching big muskies, it’s likely all five lures would have been topwaters. A lot has changed since then, but topwater lures still catch muskies and ...

Tips and Tricks for ...

Tips and Tricks for Northern Wisconsin Muskies

By Rob Manthei During 19 years of guiding on the waters surrounding St. Germain, Wisconsin, I’ve come to realize that muskies can be predictable, yet most of the time they have a mind of their own. Muskies will act like no other critter, and ...

Tips & Tricks

Crankbaits When It...

Crankbaits When It’s Cold

By Steve Heiting, Managing Editor Whenever you’re faced with cold water, a cold day or a cold front, a crankbait is often the best lure choice you can make. In the hands of an angler who understands their applications, crankbaits can be ...

Muskies In The Summe...

Muskies In The Summer/Fall Transition

By Steve Heiting, Managing Editor We’ve reached my favorite part of the musky season — when waters begin to cool at the outset of fall. Fishing for muskies in extremely shallow water — at depths as shallow as six feet of water and less — is ...

Hot Bites

Hot Bite: Lake St. C...

Hot Bite: Lake St. Clair

SEAN OSTRUSZKA, Social Media Liaison Throughout the season, MuskyHunter.com will check in with guides and anglers around the country to see where the bite is on fire. Hence the name of the section: Hot Bite. If there is a hot bite on the waters ...

Hot Bite: Lake of th...

Hot Bite: Lake of the Woods

SEAN OSTRUSZKA, Social Media Liaison Throughout the season, MuskyHunter.com will check in with guides and anglers around the country to see where the

Fish Biology

Baitfish Dynamics

By Steve Heiting, Managing Editor Over the years I’ve heard many musky anglers tell the story of a big follower or a missed fish that left a “washtub-sized boil” on the surface when it vacated the area. In more than 30 years of chasing ...

Home Range and Musky...

By Jordan Weeks For musky anglers, it helps to know where in the lake, river, or reservoir muskies will be in order to maximize time and effort. After all, you can’t catch a musky where none exist, or at least exist at that period in time. ...

Lake River Reservoir

Early Season Guide t...

Early Season Guide to Southern Muskies

By Tony Grant, Field Editor Have you ever thought of kicking off your musky fishing season in the South before the snow has melted in the North? Action fires up on most southern waters as early as late February, and muskies are at their heaviest ...

Short-Line Success: ...

Short-Line Success: Easy Setup, Big Results!

By Gregg Thomas, Field Editor It has been said that “the set-up is the key.” Having everything in place and having a reason why things are in place can explain why a technique or pattern is successful. In this article, we will discuss how to set ...

General

Tips and Tricks for ...

Tips and Tricks for Northern Wisconsin Muskies

By Rob Manthei During 19 years of guiding on the waters surrounding St. Germain, Wisconsin, I’ve come to realize that muskies can be predictable, yet most of the time they have a mind of their own. Muskies will act like no other critter, and ...

Top 10 Tactics for E...

Top 10 Tactics for Early Reservoir Muskies

By Tony Grant, Field Editor Is the off-season too long of a wait to get your musky fix? Whether it’s on your bucket list or you’re just looking to kick off your season early with a trip down to the South, reservoirs offer unlimited musky fishing ...