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9 Best Muskellunge Fishing Lakes in Ohio
January 23, 2023

9 Best Muskellunge Fishing Lakes in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been stocking muskies diligently in several of the state’s man-made reservoirs for decades, and the results speak for themselves.

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Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Tom Doyle Lake
January 20, 2023

Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Tom Doyle Lake

Tom Doyle Lake is nestled near a slew of big and small lakes that dot the wilderness just 20 minutes North of Rhinelander.

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Southern Musky Fishing | Cold Water Musky Tactics
January 06, 2023

Southern Musky Fishing | Cold Water Musky Tactics

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

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Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Moen Lake
December 26, 2022

Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Moen Lake

This month’s lake, Moen Lake, resting just east of Rhinelander in Oneida County is a great place to hang your ice fishing hat without leaving all the creature comforts behind.

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Christmas Venison with Cranberry Wine Sauce
December 19, 2022

Christmas Venison with Cranberry Wine Sauce

Christmas Venison with Cranberry Wine Sauce

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early December
December 09, 2022

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early December

The open water fishing season has come to an end in Northern Wisconsin.

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Tips and Safety Checks for Ice Fishing in Wisconsin
December 05, 2022

Tips and Safety Checks for Ice Fishing in Wisconsin

Tips to help you prepare and stay safe while ice fishing this season

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For Newcomers to Ice Fishing: Basics of Using a Tip Up
December 02, 2022

For Newcomers to Ice Fishing: Basics of Using a Tip Up

Helpful video for those who would like to try ice fishing with tip ups!

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Checklist for Storing your Boat after Open Water Ends
November 28, 2022

Checklist for Storing your Boat after Open Water Ends

A solid "checklist" for storing your boat for a successful winterization.

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Cold Weather, Cold Fronts, and Deep-Water Muskies
November 25, 2022

Cold Weather, Cold Fronts, and Deep-Water Muskies

After the fall turnover, when the turmoil of turnover lake soup settles, you might be asking yourself where have all the muskies gone.

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Musky Shop North Woods Fishing Report: Late November
November 18, 2022

Musky Shop North Woods Fishing Report: Late November

The open water portion of the fishing season here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is nearing the end.

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Trolling Must Haves for  Fall Fishing Success
November 07, 2022

Trolling Must Haves for Fall Fishing Success

Here is a great list of things you need to get you going and what these tools accomplish.

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Musky Shop North Woods Fishing Report: Early November
November 04, 2022

Musky Shop North Woods Fishing Report: Early November

With November's arrival, an above average stretch of weather continues to heavily influence fishing in the Northwoods.

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Muskies Under Pressure: Unraveling Pre and Post Frontal Conditions
October 24, 2022

Muskies Under Pressure: Unraveling Pre and Post Frontal Conditions

The best time to catch a trophy musky (if you are following your local weather patterns) is prior to a cold frontal condition.

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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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The PMTT Sonar Saga: What is Pro-level?
August 26, 2022

The PMTT Sonar Saga: What is Pro-level?

For professional anglers that use sonar daily to keep clients coming and boating fish against the odds, isn’t unfair, it’s modernization.

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Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Papoose Lake
August 22, 2022

Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Papoose Lake

Papoose Lake is a 422-acre lake with a max depth of 65 feet

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late August
August 19, 2022

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late August

Hi everyone, fishing in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin has been very good.

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

Northwood's Fishing Report: Early August

We are receiving very good fishing reports from our guide staff and customers who are fishing in the Minocqua area.

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Northwoods Accomodations and Destinations
July 29, 2022

Northwoods Accomodations and Destinations

The Northwoods has a lot to offer in terms of relaxing outdoor activities for tourists and locals a like, but what drives a lot of our local economy are the many lodges and locals that employ our local townspeople.

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Why Do Muskies Gulp Air?
July 25, 2022

Why Do Muskies Gulp Air?

Why Do Muskies Gulp Air?

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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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Nashville Hot Pike Sandwiches
July 18, 2022

Nashville Hot Pike Sandwiches

Enjoy these Nashville Hot Pike Sandwiches

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Musky Shop NorthWood's Lake of the Month: Upper & Lower Buckatabon
July 11, 2022

Musky Shop NorthWood's Lake of the Month: Upper & Lower Buckatabon

This month we take a different route to highlight a lake with a history of family friendly fun, Upper and Lower Buckatabon Lake.

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