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The Quest for the Elusive Musky: Strategies for Success
June 28, 2024

The Quest for the Elusive Musky: Strategies for Success

Firstly, it's important to recognize the different types of musky species and their habitats.

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Steve's Favorite 10 Lures for Beginner Musky Anglers
June 17, 2024

Steve's Favorite 10 Lures for Beginner Musky Anglers

With so many musky lure options this alone can be a daunting task for expert anglers much less someone just getting into the sport of musky fishing.

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Subverting Disaster while Fishing in Freezing Temperatures
January 15, 2024

Subverting Disaster while Fishing in Freezing Temperatures

While musky fishing in January and February might seem like a foreign concept to some, it is a welcomed perk of living in the south. Admittedly the winters in the muskies' southern habitat range are generally mild, some years are simply brutal.

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This read inspires the “Next Level” in “Musky Fishing”
October 16, 2023

This read inspires the “Next Level” in “Musky Fishing”

Read this Write UP by  in the Sawyer County Record

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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 Northwoods Fishing Report - Early August
August 04, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report - Early August

We hope all of you are having a great summer and enjoying some time on the water.

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Livingston Titan Junior Release Promises Exciting Season Opener
March 17, 2023

Livingston Titan Junior Release Promises Exciting Season Opener

The Livingston Titan Junior designed by Steven Paul, is a 6”, 1.5 oz lure guaranteeing the same easy dive and rise action of its predecessor.

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September Turnover and Topwater Activity for Musky
August 29, 2022

September Turnover and Topwater Activity for Musky

Topwater in Wisconsin is amazing to witness if you get your boat out and explore the shallow weeds.

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Northwoods Fishing Report: Late July
July 22, 2022

Northwoods Fishing Report: Late July

All of us at the Musky Shop have still been catching muskies and other species but it has been a much tougher bite the last few days.

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A Discussion on Scent Response in Musky
June 27, 2022

A Discussion on Scent Response in Musky

All types of freshwater and marine fish respond to various types of “odors” in the water, with responses varying across the spectrum as each species functions differently in the food/habitat chain.

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Three Keys to Early Season Musky Fishing
June 20, 2022

Three Keys to Early Season Musky Fishing

Early season musky fishing is something that all us, who are musky nuts, can’t wait to start doing, yet few us are truly successful at catching fish during this period of time.

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Sharpen Your Skills in Timber
June 17, 2022

Sharpen Your Skills in Timber

When targeting muskies in the South, the importance of timber can not be overstated.

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Musky Shop NorthWood's Lake of the Month: Ike Walton Lake
June 03, 2022

Musky Shop NorthWood's Lake of the Month: Ike Walton Lake

This month, representing the finest the Northwood's has to offer for scenic beauty is Ike Walton Lake, sitting slightly North East of Lac de Flambeau.

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Titan : Dive and Rise Musky Lure
March 22, 2022

Titan : Dive and Rise Musky Lure

Dive and rise lures have been a part of musky fishing from it's earliest days. Wooden sticks with little more than hooks added to them have been some of the most successful presentations of all times.

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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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Tiger Muskies of the Pacific Northwest are Desperate for Anglers
February 23, 2022

Tiger Muskies of the Pacific Northwest are Desperate for Anglers

Tigers of Oregon and Washington have been stocked by their respective wild life agencies in a effort control other invasive species.

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Mepps Tactics for Fishing Musky
February 09, 2022

Mepps Tactics for Fishing Musky

Both Mepps Musky and Giant Killers emulate ciscos and whitefish. Try a silver blade model with a white, or black and white bucktail.

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Alarming muskie decline in the St. Lawrence River: Invasive fish species, virus could be contributing
January 26, 2022

Alarming muskie decline in the St. Lawrence River: Invasive fish species, virus could be contributing

The St. Lawrence River’s muskie fishery has taken a few hits for more than a decade

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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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Steven Paul
January 19, 2022

Exploring Bucktail Modifications with Steven Paul

A how to video of killer bucktail mods to keep muskies coming back for more.

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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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Iowa DNR releases 2022 Updated Fishing Regulations
January 12, 2022

Iowa DNR releases 2022 Updated Fishing Regulations

Thanks to improvements in hatchery practices, additional areas are now stocked.

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