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North Woods Fishing Report: Late April (Spring)
April 22, 2022

North Woods Fishing Report: Late April (Spring)

Fishing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is still through the ice unless you hit the Wisconsin river south of us.

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Northwoods Fishing Report: Early April (Spring)
April 01, 2022

Northwoods Fishing Report: Early April (Spring)

Winter seems to want to stick around longer than we all want but since that is the case one might as well still take advantage of some late season ice fishing. Ice conditions in the Northwoods are in the 30" range.

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Northwood's Fishing Report: Late March
March 18, 2022

Northwood's Fishing Report: Late March

The gamefish season is closed so panfish is the targeted species until ice out.

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Do you ever wonder what happens to the fish in a frozen lake?
March 07, 2022

Do you ever wonder what happens to the fish in a frozen lake?

It is winter in the Northern Hemisphere. The vicious cold has transformed the scattered blue lakes of the North Woods into white disks — barren wastelands of ice.

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Saturday, March 5: Customer Appreciation Day
March 01, 2022

Saturday, March 5: Customer Appreciation Day

Musky Shop Customer Appreciation Day!!!

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History for the Avid Angler: ESOX Facts and Interesting Information
February 25, 2022

History for the Avid Angler: ESOX Facts and Interesting Information

Just to keep it fresh on the Musky Shop blog, why not scour the internet for the most interesting tidbits we could find on Esox.

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Northwood's Fishing Report: Late February
February 17, 2022

Northwood's Fishing Report: Late February

Ice fishing in the Northwoods continues to be very productive. Many of guys are fishing for panfish and gamefish.

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Understanding Modern Musky Reels w/ JAY ESSE
February 15, 2022

Understanding Modern Musky Reels w/ JAY ESSE

This video will help you navigate the ins and outs of modern musky reels.  How do you choose and what does it do!

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Ice Fisherman Lands Rare Golden Crappie
February 10, 2022

Ice Fisherman Lands Rare Golden Crappie

Minnesota fisherman, Rick Konakowitz, recently landed a rare "golden" crappie while fishing on Clear Lake.

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ICAST 2022: Registration Begins
February 09, 2022

ICAST 2022: Registration Begins

What many don't know is that ICAST also features various local governments for towns and cities to feature their lakes and rivers, guides and captains so that you may acquire new business, and educational booths designed to feature the science or knowledge behind fishing.

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Leftover Walleye?  Try this recipe for Winter Walleye Chowder
February 07, 2022

Leftover Walleye? Try this recipe for Winter Walleye Chowder

Here's a easy recipe for a smooth Walleye Chowder that will warm your belly after a cold day on the ice.

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Northwoods Fishing Report: Early February
February 04, 2022

Northwoods Fishing Report: Early February

Ice fishing in the Northwoods continues to be good for many species. The Crappie bite has been good. The Willow Flowage has some large Crappies and fishermen targeting them have been doing pretty well.

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Lakeland Invite 2022 - High School Ice Fishing Tournament on Lake Minocqua
January 27, 2022

Lakeland Invite 2022 - High School Ice Fishing Tournament on Lake Minocqua

Saturday, January 22 - Lakeland Union High School Ice Fishing team with the help of their coaches and sponsors were able to organize the first invitational tournament held this year on Lake Minocqua.

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Northwood's Fishing Report: Late January
January 21, 2022

Northwood's Fishing Report: Late January

Ice fishing in the Northwoods has been fantastic. A lot of favorable reports on walleye fishing and panfish in the region.

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Tying the Unbreakable Knot: Musky Edition
January 19, 2022

Tying the Unbreakable Knot: Musky Edition

Personal notes from the guys at the Musky Shop on the knots that work for them!

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Campfire Chili for Cold Weather Fishing
January 14, 2022

Campfire Chili for Cold Weather Fishing

Nice campfire chili recipe for those braving the elements for ice fishing fun!

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Northwood's Fishing Report: Early January
January 06, 2022

Northwood's Fishing Report: Early January

Ice Fishing this week in the Northwoods of WI has been great. The ice is in great condition with most lakes having approximately 10"-13" of ice.

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Musky Shop
December 24, 2021

Merry Christmas From the Musky Shop!

As we reflect back on all of the things we are thankful for this year, nothing comes to mind more than our loyal customers and friends.

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Beginner Ice Fishing 101
December 21, 2021

Beginner Ice Fishing 101

If you are new to ice fishing and are planning to get your start this season, here are some tips for first timers to ensure that you find success!

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Northwood's Fishing Report: Late December
December 17, 2021

Northwood's Fishing Report: Late December

As we slide into mid December, erratic weather patterns have really made the early ice fisherman's season precarious at best.

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