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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early June
June 07, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early June

Most everything has been shallow however most species are starting to scatter a bit.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late May
May 24, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late May

The season is off to a very good start here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May
May 10, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May

The game fishing season is off to a good start here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

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Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late April
April 19, 2024

Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late April

Here in Oneida and Vilas Counties, our game fishing season is closed until the first Saturday in May but there are plenty of Crappies, Perch, Panfish, and Bass to fish for.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early April
April 05, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early April

It's legal to fish for panfish and bass in Oneida and Vilas counties however you cannot keep bass until mid-June.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late March 2024
March 25, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late March 2024

We have open water on most of the lakes in Oneida and Vilas county which should be close to a record for ice out.

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Musky Fishing Guide
March 15, 2024

Why Book a Guide Trip with a Musky Fishing Guide: Unlocking the Secrets of the Elusive Muskellunge

Musky guides are seasoned professionals who intimately understand the behavior, habitat, and feeding patterns of these elusive fish.

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Crappie Ice Fishing
March 08, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early March 2024

Our gamefish season has ended, so primarily you may target crappie, perch, and panfish in the Northwoods.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late February
February 23, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late February

If you are thinking about coming up, please stop by the Musky Shop.  We have a full selection of ice fishing equipment as well as a great selection of bait held in cold well water.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early February
February 09, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early February

 Our winter has been about as mild as any of us here in Minocqua can remember.  Last winter was really long and this winter was really mild.

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Wicked Cold Southern Musky Trolling
February 05, 2024

Wicked Cold Southern Musky Trolling

Wicked Cold Southern Musky Trolling

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Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Big Arbor Vitae
January 19, 2024

Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Big Arbor Vitae

Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Big Arbor Vitae

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Tennessee Musky Winter Musky Tactics
December 29, 2023

Tennessee Musky Winter Musky Tactics

As temperatures continue to cool during January and February Tennessee muskies make moves towards deeper structure and cover.

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Merry Christmas to All From Jim Stewart at The Musky Shop
December 25, 2023

Merry Christmas to All From Jim Stewart at The Musky Shop

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late November
November 24, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late November

We have had some great reports from customers and from our guide staff of some very nice muskies.

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Planning for Muskies: What makes a good day for Musky Fishing?
November 17, 2023

Planning for Muskies: What makes a good day for Musky Fishing?

What makes any day a good day for musky fishing?  Or any other words, when will muskies be most active.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early November
November 10, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early November

There's nothing like catching a huge Musky in late fall and we hope many of you will find time to enjoy God's creation and catch some monster fish.

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November Patterns Find Slow Muskies in Slow Water
November 03, 2023

November Patterns Find Slow Muskies in Slow Water

November muskies can sometimes feel like the hardest to find and least likely to eat, but starting out each trip in the right direction might help you make shorter work of getting those buggers to eat.

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Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Early October
October 06, 2023

Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Early October

Fishing in Oneida and Vilas counties remains pretty strong.

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Steven Paul and Musky Shop TV: The Complete Guide to Musky Fishing
September 25, 2023

Steven Paul and Musky Shop TV: The Complete Guide to Musky Fishing

An almost 2 hour video, hosted by Steven Paul, to walk you through the ins and outs of musky fishing

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Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late September
September 22, 2023

Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late September

Currently, here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, we are experiencing some warmer air temps in the mid to upper 70's.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early September
September 08, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early September

Fall has arrived and for many fall is a favorite time of year.

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Covering New Large Lakes to Catch a Monster Musky
September 01, 2023

Covering New Large Lakes to Catch a Monster Musky

So here are some helpful hints to break down large bodies of water, so you know where to start before your lures ever hit the water.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late August
August 25, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late August

The Northwoods of Wisconsin has been an outstanding place to be as summers in the Minocqua area are awesome.

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