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Pattern Fishing for More Muskies

The first time I heard the term “pattern fishing” was in the late 70’s. Both Roland Martin and Babe Winkelman commonly used the term in articles they wrote for Fishing Facts magazine when talking about how to find and catch…Read More


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Muskies on the Fringe

On my annual July trip to Ontario’s Eagle Lake, the early word from the guides at Andy Myers Lodge was the best musky action was on the rocks. Low water, combined with air temperatures in the 90’s and water temperatures…Read More


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Trolling Tips to Catch More Muskies

There is nothing as exciting to me in fresh water fishing as watching a big musky blow up on a top water and tail-walk across the surface, or see the white flash inside a 50-inchers mouth as she grabs a…Read More


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#11-Early Spring Crappies

By Spence Petros I love catching crappies, especially big ones. While many anglers head to the shallows right after ice out, targeting sheltered bays, canals, and other early to warm spots, most over-look adjacent deeper weedy bays. This pattern was…Read More


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FISHING IN-SIDE TURNS

By Spence Petros One of the most important structural elements (if not the most important) on a body of water, is the “inside turn” on a structure or an edge. For those of you that are not sure what this…Read More


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Ice-Out Pike #13

By Spence Petros Seeing big fish in the shallows that you can’t catch can be very frustrating. Fortunately, through the years we have found various ways to tease many of these reluctant fish into grabbing our lures. Well over 20-years…Read More


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Jig Fishing For Bass

By Patrick Davis – Fix.com No lure is more versatile for bass fishing than the skirted jig. The jig-head with a rubber skirt combination has been around for years, and it continues to catch bass across all seasons and anywhere…Read More


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Muskie Fishing Tactic

By Spence Petros There is no big secret to catching muskies. Unless you find an under-fished body of water loaded with big hungry muskies (very rare), success comes from doing a lot of little things correctly. I’m going to outline…Read More


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Spicing Up For Autumn Appetites

by John Peterson with Noel Vick John Peterson In its simplest form, the hamburger is a slab of ground beef sandwiched between two buns – genuine Americana, but boring. Same can be said for the jig. It’s a formed hunk…Read More


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