A fish story of the previous Minnesota record fish!

With the news of the new scale buster caught in Minnesota I wanted to share this story which appeared in the Brainerd Dispatch in 2000.  This is the story of how the previous state record musky came to be.  BENA, Minn. — In 1976, 19 years after it had been caught by fishing guide Art…

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Dates for the New York Musky Expo are set!

The New York Musky Expo will be held April 9th (9am-5pm) and April 10th 2022. (9am-2pm). It will be held at the Chautauqua Suites and Expo center located in Mayville New York. Builders and vendors from all across the US and Canada will be there. Sat April 9th from 7pm to 9pm there will be…

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Gear in Review – Gill Winter Angler Bib & Jacket

Gill Fishing Gear was kind enough to share two of each of the items below for Gregg Thomas and another author of Musky Hunter to give a try and write this review.  Here is our opinion of these items:  THE WINTER ANGLER BIB – $250.00 (retail) The bibs are very friendly/roomy and easy to climb…

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How to eliminate battery problem…ugh

Ever have battery problems…here are some tips that might help!  When you think of essential items in a boat, things like life jackets, fire extinguishers, trolling motors, depth finders and outboard engines come to mind. You might even throw in a rod and reel or your lucky hat in that mix but one of the…

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NEW MINNESOTA STATE RECORD CAUGHT!-more to come

The rumors are true! On November 22nd I set out on the last trip of my season with Kevin Kray and Zack Skoglund to chase the queen. At about 9pm I felt that tap on my Thorne Bros 9’6” XXH I’ve been searching for all fall. After a quick battle and a few ridiculous head…

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Musky Road Rules announces the new seminar schedule for 2022

Musky Road Rules will be in your town during the 2022 show season!   WINTER SEMINARS 2022 events January 7,8,9 Chicago Muskie Expo, Kane County Fairgrounds January 15,16 Sportsman Repair, Mosinee WS  (DIFFERENT SPEAKERS EACH DAY) January 21,22,23 Ohio Musky Show, Columbus, OH  January 28,29 Southern MuskyFEST, Morehead, KY  February 5 Elk Grove Holiday Inn, Elk Grove Village, IL…

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The PMTT announces incentives for the Trail Teams for 2022

Become a Trail Team for 2022! (Trail Teams commit to fish all 3 qualifiers)   Trail Team Advantage Program – TTAP $15,400 in additional TTAP Bonus Awards paid out during the 2021 PMTT Season! Trail Teams have the opportunity to participate in the TTAP program, which will include contingency awards, bonus programs, prizes and giveaways…

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Brick & Mortar Fly Shop opening Spring 2022!!!!

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!! MUSKY FOOL BRICK AND MORTAR FLY SHOP COMING THIS SPRING 2022 We recently purchased an incredible building so that we could bring the Musky Fool brand to life and bring you a full service (all species!) fly shop in the greater Madison, WI area. We will be located right on Main Street in…

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