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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 Rod Choice 101: Finding the Best Fit
February 19, 2024

Musky Rod Choice 101: Finding the Best Fit

Choosing a rod for you that will remain in production and classic, is always the best place to start. 

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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Sugarbush Chain
February 12, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Sugarbush Chain

The small Sugar Bush Lake Chain is the answer to all your needs – right here in Vilas County.

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Bring The Kids To Milwaukee County Ponds To Learn To Ice Fish Feb. 17
January 29, 2024

Bring The Kids To Milwaukee County Ponds To Learn To Ice Fish Feb. 17

Bring the kids out to one of five Milwaukee County parks for free ice fishing clinics on Saturday, Feb. 17

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late January
January 26, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late January

Here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, our ice conditions are finally getting somewhat decent.

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Musky Shops Exciting New Baits for the 2024 Musky Season
January 22, 2024

Musky Shops Exciting New Baits for the 2024 Musky Season

So, let’s take a run through what’s out so far this year to add some spice to your musky targeting tackle arsenal.

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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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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early January 2024
January 12, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early January 2024

Fishing has been good.  Walleye’s have been primarily in green weeds – wood and rocks are ok.

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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 December
December 22, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late December

Ice fishing has been very good with a lot of fish beging caught here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

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Musky Season Is Never Over for Avid Anglers
December 11, 2023

Musky Season Is Never Over for Avid Anglers

So now that the lakes are officially frozen and it’s time to seal up the family barge, what can avid musky anglers do to hold them over for the long winter season?

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

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early December

We are kind of in that in-between stage as the big lakes just froze up 4 days ago.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Southern Cajun Fried CatFish Snacks
September 04, 2023

Southern Cajun Fried CatFish Snacks

Southern Cajun Fried CatFish Snacks

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