Shorter days and cooler nights are a sure sign of fall. As we transition from late summer into early fall you will notice that water temperatures are now on the decline.   Our short-lived summer is rapidly coming to an end, and the muskies are starting to make subtle transition movements as the seasons change.   As…

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Famed musky guides Mike Lazarus, Dick Lapp and Ray Kennedy have been inducted into the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame, Director Emmett Brown has announced. The HOF awards committee met in Hayward, Wisconsin, in August and made selections for the 2015 class of inductees. Lazarus, who lives in Dollard Des Ormeaux, Quebec, has…

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As the weather begins to break and glimpses of spring arrive there are many great waters to consider for some early season musky action. Some of the top waters to consider include Lake Webster in Indiana, Kinkaid in Illinois, Pomme de Terre in Missouri, Cave Run or Green River in Kentucky, Melton Hill in Tennessee,…

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Boatside tactics from Gregg Thomas SEAN OSTRUSZKA, Social Media Liaison It’s the most pressure-packed moment in our sport. You’ve been casting all day. Your muscles are sore and your mind is drifting off, when out of nowhere comes a hot fish right behind your lure. This is the opportunity to turn the day into a…

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Tips for finding open-water muskies SEAN OSTRUSZKA, Social Media Liaison Imagine walking across a dark room to find a light switch. If you know a wall or table is nearby, it almost gives you comfort. You know there is something there to sense. No matter what, you have something to orient yourself, which gives you…

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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 you fish, contact Sean Ostruszka at spostruszka43@hotmail.com. Normally, we talk to…

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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 you fish, contact Sean Ostruszka at spostruszka43@hotmail.com. Word around the muskie…

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By Bob Turgeon   Fall fishing is … well, different. October through ice-up in the upper Midwest is the time for the real biggies. The food bag is on and the big females are starting to put on the weight required to foster egg growth over the winter months. There are a number of patterns…

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By Joe Bucher, Editor Emeritus Without question, the most popular method of musky casting on many Minnesota and Canadian waters is holding a boat off a wave-pounded, rocky shoreline, and burning twin-ten bucktails. Arguably, more big fish are taken with this single tactic than with any other method during the summer. The technique covers a…

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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. Studies focusing on home rage, movement and habitat preference…

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