Often, I have wondered just how forage specific muskies actually get. Muskies, like any predator, are certainly opportunistic, but it would be foolish for the angler looking to maximize results not to attempt to tune in to specific forage tendencies that arise throughout the year.
Summer continues to be the time that the most muskies are caught. However, that is only because summer is the time that the most angler effort hours are put in chasing after muskies. I think that for many outdoorsmen summer musky fishing is a way to pass the time when waiting for fall hunting seasons […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]