How to Catch a Muskie?

Answer 47 inch muskie caught off dockMuskies are a difficult fish to catch. Patience, understanding, and luck are required to catch them.

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Tips for a Muskie Rod?

Muskie fishermen chase the fish in part because of the large sizes to which they grow. On any cast, anglers could hook a muskie that is 4 to 5 feet in length. Even if fishermen are able to hook fis... Read More »

What is the origin of the name muskie?

A spelling variation of the Russian surname Muszynski, the word muskie is derived from the Russian word Mukha, which means "fly." The surname Muszynski can also be a nickname for a small or irritat... Read More »

Muskie Fishing in Michigan?

Muskellunge, also called muskies, are one of the most coveted game fish in Michigan. Muskies are strong predators, occupying a high position in the lake's food chain making it a challenge for many ... Read More »

What was the biggest muskie ever caught?

Louie Spray caught the largest muskie on record. His fish was 69 lbs. 11 oz. Spray caught the muskie on Oct. 20, 1949, in the Chippewa Flowage in Hayward, Wisconsin. His record is occasionally disp... Read More »