Posts Tagged ‘Muskie’

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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.

muskie fishing in the Canadian Shield
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Muskie fishing in the Canadian Shield

When muskie fishing in the Canadian Shield – where some of the best muskie water on earth is found – it’s as simple as working rocks, weeds, and depth.

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Muskie in the fast lane

Summer. Iced tea on the dock. Siestas under the big willow tree. Air conditioners humming. Nothing moves too fast during the hot days of late June, July, and August, at least above the water. Down in the lake, things are a bit different.

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Oddball colours that seal the muskie deal

It seems there’s no end to the colour combinations we’re presenting to muskie these days, and no reason to think that will change any time soon…

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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…

Gord Ellis with a 48-inch muskie.
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By the numbers: 3 personal bests I’d like to reach

Whether it be a giant fish or impressive animal, these rare interactions lead to personal bests, or PBs. They are milestones in the outdoor experience. There are three I’d like to reach… some more achievable than others…

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Late Fall Muskie Magic

Gord Ellis reflects back on late fall days on the water & one of the very best times to catch a giant fish.

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Flying for muskie

I’ve caught muskies on the fly before, but to play with the legendary fish of Georgian Bay, I enlisted the help of JP Bushey and Brian Slavinski.

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Muskie kickoff

Muskie season opener is around the corner and Ben Beattie shares the best places to fish for early Muskie.