Home » Archive by category "Articles" (Page 4)

The dog days of summer just aren’t what they used to be.  What used to be a week or two of bloomed out hot water in August has turned into lakes that are often 80 plus degree tubs of goo for 2-3 months at a time.  Summers do seem a little warmer than they used […]

Share

For most anglers, late November in Wisconsin and Minnesota looks like a bleak time.  Summer is long since gone and winter is right around the corner. To the untrained eye, it looks like both the land and water is locking down and closing up shop. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Many large […]

Share

Years of live bait fishing for muskies has led me to one of the few truths in all of musky fishing:  Muskies are genetically predetermined to love white suckers.  The response of muskies towards white suckers is uncanny.  That includes muskies that are extremely pressured or perhaps have seen very few if any white suckers.  […]

Share

Fall is the most productive time of the season to fish muskies in the upper Midwest, both for numbers of fish and large individuals.  The calendar year is broken down into four seasons, fall being a single and whole season.  However, as a musky fisherman I break fall down further into three separate seasons that […]

Share

In WI, lowland reservoirs are called “flowages”.  Flowages (lowland reservoirs) differ from hill-land reservoirs.  Hill-land reservoirs have more defined shapes, usually long and narrow because of the steeper surrounding land.  Hill-land reservoirs have a well defined main channel and tributary channels.  The flooded river valleys of hill land reservoirs often look like a carrot with […]

Share

Facebook

Get the Facebook Likebox Slider Pro for WordPress