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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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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Annabelle Lake
November 20, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Annabelle Lake

If you’re heading to the Northwoods for fall or ice fishing, don’t hesitate to add Annabelle Lake to your visitation bucket list.

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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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Pass On Your Love Of Fishing, Become An Angler Education Instructor
November 06, 2023

Pass On Your Love Of Fishing, Become An Angler Education Instructor

Wisconsin DNR requests Angler Education Instructors

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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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Going Deep: Targeting Fall Muskies on their Fall Turf
October 23, 2023

Going Deep: Targeting Fall Muskies on their Fall Turf

It’s time to pull muskies up from their cold-water holdouts and get them interested in your cranks, swimbaits, jerkbaits, or even a little boat-side sucker.

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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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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Star Lake
October 13, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Star Lake

Star Lake in Vilas County is an interesting horseshoe-shaped lake that lies about 30 minutes northeast of Minocqua.

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Utilizing Big Suckers for Big Fall Muskies
October 09, 2023

Utilizing Big Suckers for Big Fall Muskies

Musky suckers are the way to go when the weather and turnover have helped stall the last of the shallow muskies.

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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 Northwoods Lake of the Month: Gunlock Lake
September 18, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Gunlock Lake

Gunlock Lake is only about 20 minutes Northwest of the Musky Shop so you won’t miss out on an opportunity to stock up on lures before setting off on your musky hunt.

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Why are muskies the fish of 10,000 casts? Study explains
September 15, 2023

Why are muskies the fish of 10,000 casts? Study explains

Researchers got into the minds of muskies to learn what personality traits make the fish more likely to strike. In the process, they learned valuable lessons that could help conserve the important aquatic predators.

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Weedless Lures to Attract Shallow Fall Muskies
September 11, 2023

Weedless Lures to Attract Shallow Fall Muskies

Sometimes, it’s not about finding the perfect weedless bait but adjusting the presentation you already have.

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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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How to Nail Down Late Summer Muskies!
August 21, 2023

How to Nail Down Late Summer Muskies!

So, if you’re heading out to fish the remaining few weeks of Summer, Musky Shop can help you out with some selections that definitely cater to the Late Summer Bite.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Pelican Lake
August 18, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Pelican Lake

Named after the local population of American White Pelicans, Pelican Lake is an enchanting and abundant place for not only muskies, but pike, walleye, and panfish, if you have a stable watercraft and a lot of time on your hands.

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Lure Color 101: What Do Muskies Want?
August 11, 2023

Lure Color 101: What Do Muskies Want?

When we’re talking musky baits, we’re talking about size, shape, motion, and color.

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Best Illinois Fishing Spots For Muskie
August 07, 2023

Best Illinois Fishing Spots For Muskie

Think Illinois isn't a prime spot for fishing muskie? Think again!

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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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Pressure Drop: Muskies vs the Barometer
July 28, 2023

Pressure Drop: Muskies vs the Barometer

The truth is there are a million factors to consider during your time on the water, but the latest ridiculous factor takes the cake: barometric pressure.

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