Weak Links for More Muskies by Tom Dietz
Scrutinize your entire set up during the off
season and be 100% confident when it's time to set the hooks!
Cut Corners for Trophy Muskies by Tom Dietz
The quest for more knowledge never ends. Pay attention to detail and you will be
the Southern Muskie
Run Lake has commonly been referred to as "The Muskie Capital of the
IL Muskies by Gary M Brady
"There are muskies in Central Illinois???" That is usually the first question I am asked when I tell people I'm a guide in Central Illinois.
Ultimate Topwater Experience
by Colin Crawford
The muskellunge is revered as one of North America’s great game fish.
It is big. It is powerful. It is elusive and rare. It is capricious and difficult to catch.
Muskies are like any other fish. You must find them before you can catch them.
Yourself Through "Tight Lines" by
Every good muskie fisherman
needs a "Tight Lines" lake.
Muskies, Big Lakes? by Steve Huber
Big water, big boats, big fish....the three go hand in
hand....right? NOT necessarily so Bubba.
Your LCR by Joel Tinker
knowledgeable fishermen sometimes misunderstand their electronics. Here's how to
improve your relationship with these important pieces of equipment.
Magic Lure? by John Nesse
There is a magic lure for the king of
freshwater, but it isn't something new, different or hard to find. In fact, you
probably have several, if not dozens of these baits in your possession.
Finer Points of the Figure Eight by Jason
You seem to be in somewhat of a hypnotic trance, then
your heart jumps out of your chest and you yell "there’s a fish" and
the muskie that you have worked so hard for slowly says good bye. Here's how you
can put more of these fish in the boat.
Jigging for Late Season Lunge
by Loren Waalkens
If watching a bobber the size of a baseball bob around from the weight of a large sucker minnow is not your way of ending the musky season, then jigging rubber may be for you.
Midnight Muskies ~ By Capt. Marty Papke
Fish of 10,000 casts is the theory we hear when talking with the musky crowd. This myth can be shortened if applying a few easy to learn methods.
Muskie Mania ~ By Bob Reige
When it comes to downright awesome power, heavyweight acrobatics and lightning quick excitement, there is not freshwater game fish that can match ol’ Esox
Five Tips To Improve Your Success In 2000 ~ By Tom Dietz
Often the hardest thing to change when it comes to changing fishing success is having an open mind. I hope these tips will help you catch more fish in 2000.
The Legend Lives On! ~ By Marv Kiley
The key to finding big, trophy muskies on the large, deep, clear lake is locating the big suspended schools of baitfish, especially
Fishing a Musky Tournament ~ By Greg Clusiau
It happens every once in a while. For some strange reason, I get the incredible urge to do a little musky fishing. I guess it's just a way of relieving some of the craziness.
Wired For Muskie ~ By Ted Takasaki and Scott Richardson
True or false
- muskies spend most of their time in shallow water. This answer
may surprise you. Radio studies reveal
that muskies often roam deep water at the same time that most anglers are
beating the shoreline with 10,000 casts.
Going with a Guide ~
by Bernie Barringer ~ Editor ~ MUSKIE Magazine
How can a person choose
a good guide and then make the trip a memorable one––good memories, not
bad ones––the kind of trip that makes you want to come back again soon?
How to Take PHantastic Phish Photos! by Bernie
Editor ~ MUSKIE Magazine
Taking the time to get a
few good photos does not mean you have to decrease the fish’s chance of
survival. It just means you must plan ahead a little.
Musky Madness by Norb Wallock
"The weatherman was right
and I was ready for some Musky Madness."
Muskie Tips & Tricks
by Ted Takasaki and Scott Richardson
"Careful. That word has been known to cause adrenaline overdoses."
Muskie Madness by John Hoffman
"A very successful method
is to drift this live bait rig at the edge of structure or off points in
30' of water."