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Evan Shoemaker: The Making of an Angler

by Ned Kehde 1

Evan Shoemaker is the Finesse News Network’s newest and youngest member. We recently crossed paths with him in the Northwoods… more »

Steve Ryan with a fish from Green Bay, which gives up a fair share of giant fish to big lures.

Big Muskie Baits: Wretched Excess Or Enlightened Response?

by Steve Ryan 0

Wrapping up a decade of excess, the Dow Jones rocketed to more than 14,000, only to free fall to levels… more »


Sensory Muskies

by Cory Schmidt 0

Imagine if the sounds and vibrations produced by your favorite lure were silent to muskies below the surface? What if vibration… more »


Fly Trolling for Muskies

by Matt Straw 0

A trolled fly stays in the water, providing an almost infinite opportunity to trigger that tank pushing a wake along… more »

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Power Fishing Muskie Bucktails

by Steve Ryan 0

Bucktails are the quintessential power fishing lure. Their relative simplicity of design adds to their appeal and effectiveness. A stainless… more »


Picking the Right Muskie Vacation

by Spencer Berman 0

As a full-time charter captain, after speaking with hundreds of clients about their muskie fishing trips, it’s become apparent there’s… more »


Fishing From Shore: Muskies

by Matt Straw 2

Carefully keeping brush and leaves between yourself and the stream, you read the water. Any spot where you can’t see… more »


Big Tube Baits For Pike and Muskie

by Matt Straw 0

The parade for the Super Bowl champion New York Giants was miles long. Nice. But the parade that rattles, flashes,… more »


Small Lures For Muskies

by Dan Johnson 0

Big baits are a staple of the muskie trade, and for good reason. After all, the mantra “big lure, big… more »


Researching Trophy Muskie Fisheries

by Steve Ryan 0

In this electronic age, eyes and ears are everywhere. Minutes after a noteworthy event occurs, texts, tweets, postings, emails, and… more »


Best Way To Catch Muskie: Cast or Troll?

by Steve Ryan 0

The question of whether to cast or troll for muskies often draws strong opinions. Most anglers have a preference, and… more »


The World’s Mightiest Muskie Waters

by Matt Straw 1

Glowing shades of blue like a barracuda sliding toward the boat came a giant muskie. One of those follows you… more »


Top Muskie Fishing Experts Reveal Secrets

by Cory Schmidt 0

In the Land of 10,000 Lakes and nearly as many fishing guides, muskie fishing expert Jeff Andersen has distinguished himself… more »


Open Water Muskie Trolling Tactics

by In-Fisherman 1

No-man’s land. It was, in World War I, that ugly area between the trenches — scraggly trees, boulders, artillery craters,… more »


Trolling Muskies

by In-Fisherman 0

Proper boat control is the most important part of the trolling equation, which is all about keeping lures in the… more »


Fish Release: Muskies Survive

by In-Fisherman 0

Conservation Concerns—Despite the popularity of muskie angling throughout the Midwest and eastern Canada, little is known about the sub-lethal and… more »

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Trolling Muskies Produces Giants!

by In-Fisherman 3

Trolling muskies with In-Fisherman contributor and Guide Bret Alexander. Trolling Muskies

World Record Muskie

New World Record Muskie

by In-Fisherman 21

Some of the most beautiful country anywhere in North America surrounds Lake Bellaire, in Antrim County, Michigan. The land of… more »


Top Big Muskie Fishing Spots And Tactics

by Doug Johnson with Doug Stange 0

Preceding the present large crop of outstanding muskie anglers were fishermen like Doug Johnson, Mark Windels, Dick Pearson, and a… more »

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Muskie Tackle And Stuff

by In-Fisherman 0

Doug Johnson, Lake of the Woods guide and longtime In-Fisherman contributor. #1. The Frabill lure retriever. A great tool to… more »

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