Master Angler 54-inch Muskie! Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Randin Olson ottertail mn with moon rise approaching, I headed for an in-side corner that I had seen this fish on numerous times over the season. I had Perfect conditions with the first real cold weather movement of the year on the horizon. With annoying drizzle and high winds, I dropped the trolling motor and started my controlled drift. As I was working the corner, I spotted the fish surface as muskies do and made a cast in the direction of the moving fish. To my surprise, within the first couple cranks of the reel the fish struck with the force of a wrecking ball. With enormous head shakes and my shaking legs I was able to land the fish and the rest well that’s history. Species: Muskellunge Date Caught: 08/17/2012 Kept / Released: Released Region of Catch: Region 5 Length: 54″ Weight: Lure / Bait used: Lure | 14″ long black skirt with silver blades homeade bucktail Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More master-angler Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services WAIT!DON'T MISS A SINGLE ISSUE! Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!