How to Catch Musky from a Kayak

May 30, 2010  |  Fishing Tips  |  No Comments

Renowned kayak angler and host of the new ‘Big City Fishing’ TV show, Jamie Pistilli, explains how to trigger the bite from freshwater’s meanest fish – the musky.

NEW VS. FULL MOON

NEW VS. FULL MOON

May 25, 2010  |  Fishing Tips  |  No Comments

I have explained these two moon phases in great detail over past issues, but it bears repeating, and I have some newer wrinkles to consider.  Some very strong differences exist in fishing opportunities between the dark or new moon and the full moon.  Most notably, there are far larger feeding windows during the dark or new moon period.  I am not really certain why this is, but I do know it to be fact. Read More

Suspending Bait Savvy for Pike (and Muskies)

Suspending Bait Savvy for Pike (and Muskies)

May 16, 2010  |  Fishing Tips  |  No Comments

Roiling, boiling, water-flying, slashing, green-tinted, teeth-flashing strikes. What triggers them in nature? Baitfish in death throes. Baitfish feeding, or being otherwise distracted. Baitfish in panic mode. Baitfish in catatonic mode. All fall into the category of things that trigger predatory responses in big toothy critters. And, in terms of lures and mimicry, all of them come in one package.

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Rattle Your Way To Spring Success

Rattle Your Way To Spring Success

April 27, 2010  |  Fishing Tips  |  No Comments

by Tony Grant

With musky fever hot on your brain, you contemplate your next spring trip to Southern musky water. When you get there, the high waters, rain, and muddy conditions have you re-evaluating your decision to use your vacation days on some early season musky fishing. You remember the stories we have all heard about how someone’s spring trip to a Southern musky hotspot was spoiled by extremely high water. Having heard these stories quite often in my travels to shows, tournaments and seminars across musky country, I have always looked for methods to help my clients overcome these conditions. Read More

Polarized Glasses

Polarized Glasses

April 4, 2010  |  Fishing Tips  |  No Comments

Talk about a no-no it’s like going muskie fishing without long-nose pliers and quality hook cutters, if you don’t have ’em, don’t go! Quality polarized glasses are an absolute must for any good muskie or pike fisher. And, it goes well beyond fishing efficiency, to eye protection. You only get one set of these eyeballs, and it’s best to do everything you can to keep them Read More