Resort Profile: Agency Bay Lodge – Leech Lake, Minnesota!

By Gregg Thomas | September 16, 2021 |

Agency Bay Lodge is a family owned resort located on Leech Lake in Minnesota.  The resort offers a lot to help your vacation resonate in your memory for years to come.  Check out all they have to offer HERE! Features Include:  Cabins – 2 bedroom cabins and lake homes are located right on the water,…

Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin – John Laimon Memorial – Muskie Stocking Tournament

By Gregg Thomas | September 16, 2021 |

Check out the Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin’s Facebook Page HERE!  Follow this link to the John Laimon Memorial Tournament Information! 

Upcoming Tournament Deadline – Shawnee Muskie Hunters Chapter of Muskies Inc.

By Gregg Thomas | September 16, 2021 |

The Shawnee Muskie Hunters Chapter of Muskies Inc. will once again host their annual Fall Tournament on beautiful Kinkaid Lake near Murphysboro, Il.  The two day tournament will occur on October 16 & 17.  Fishing hours on Saturday, October 16 are 7:00 am until 5:00 pm.  On Sunday, October 17 fishing is from 7:00 am until…

“The Catch” of the Week by Musky Hunter submission – 9-15-21

By Gregg Thomas | September 15, 2021 |

The week “The Catch” comes to us from Maryglenn Warnock.  It was late May 2021 on Cave Run Lake on a guided fishing trip with none other than Editor, Gregg Thomas.  Gregg is the owner of Battle the Beast Guide Service, but enough about him.  From the words of Maryglenn herself about this memorable catch……

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By Gregg Thomas | September 15, 2021 |

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Frank Schneider Memorial Muskie Tournament 2021 Final Standings

By Gregg Thomas | September 15, 2021 |

The 2021 Frank Schneider Memorial Muskie Tournament was held September 10, 11, and 12. 410 anglers participated and registered 66 muskies 40 inches or over during the event.  Congratulations to James Hanson, also the tournament winner in 2019, who boated 5 muskies on Lake Winnibigoshish. His efforts earned him a week-long trip to Red Wing…

From The Back Of The Room

By Steve Heiting | September 15, 2021 |

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By Gregg Thomas | September 14, 2021 |

Fischer Smith and his Dad talk about some of their favorites that have been producing Muskie for them in September in Wisconsin. Waters start to cool from mid 70’s to high 50’s in this month. Weeds start dying off and the fall musky bite starts. These are “our” tools that we use to be successful.

Ladies are getting in on the big fish action…Check this giant out!

By Gregg Thomas | September 14, 2021 |

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! Check out this this giant caught by @kylie22luzaich for catching this 57 x 23 1/2 on an xl beaver!! : @cody_luzaich Below is a little history of the catch from net guy (husband) Cody Luzaich   It was at about midnight.. casting a beaver over open water.. fish #50 in the boat this…

Guide Lines with Ken Trail: New River, Virginia

By Gregg Thomas | September 14, 2021 |

MH Fishing Report 9/13/21 And it begins…. Water temps across the majority of the state have fallen to the low to mid 70’s. This coming week we will have some hotter days, but with the cooler night time temperatures and the days a little shorter I think we will get through it. We need rain…

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