Posts Tagged ‘Muskellunge’

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Community hatcheries keep Ontario stocked

On a late fall morning, a dozen or so volunteers gather on a wooded hill with a magnificent view of Georgian Bay. This group has no interest in the autumn splendour, however.

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Rowan Lake: a fly-in muskie adventure

After watching my angling partners cast before making my own, I glanced down at my bucktail in time to catch a flash of white. The fish missed, but just as I planned to do a figure-8, it swiped again. This time, I wasn’t asleep at the wheel.

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Finding muskie in transition

During every muskie season, there’s a period when it’s no longer summer but it’s not really quite fall, either.

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Extolling the joys of topwater fishing

The plug sat still on the water, with just a few ripples circling out from where it had landed. I popped the rod tip down, and the plug shot a spray of water forward, its cupped nose making a loud, distinctive gurgle.

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June 2021 solunar calendar

The solunar calendar for June 2021 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

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Catching muskie fever

The strange attraction and appeal of muskie fishing is difficult to explain to a normal person. A large part of that is catching huge fish.

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Avoiding muskie mistakes

Muskie are known as the fish of 10,000 casts, and for good reason — they’re hard to catch. Even when things go well, there is a thin margin between being a “zero” and a “hero.” When catching just one fish is the measure of success, even a small mistake can lead to failure and heartbreak.

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Muskie adventures in Thessalon

Muskellunge adventures on Lake Huron’s north shore in Thessalon. The rain has finally stopped as I walk a Zara Spook Magnum…

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Muskie season opens in several FMZs this weekend

Find out if your Fisheries Management Zone is open for muskie season