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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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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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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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Behind The Baits: Interview with Chris Piha of Llungen Lures
January 31, 2022

Behind The Baits: Interview with Chris Piha of Llungen Lures

Musky Shop will be having a quick chat with the people behind the companies that make some of your favorite Musky Lures. For January, we reached out to Chris Piha of Llungen Lures to find out what makes him tick.

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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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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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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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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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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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An Inside Look at Southern Musky Fishing with Pro Guide Steven Paul
January 05, 2022

An Inside Look at Southern Musky Fishing with Pro Guide Steven Paul

With the majority of musky anglers firmly in winters grasp fortunate few southern states are blessed with not only open water but also open seasons.

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Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo Cancelled
January 04, 2022

Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo Cancelled

The 2022 Chicagoland Fishing, Travel, & Outdoor Fishing Expo has decided to cancel their January show due to Covid Mandates and Restrictions.

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A New Year's Message from Owner Jim Stewart
January 01, 2022

A New Year's Message from Owner Jim Stewart

Message from the owner of Musky Shop for our friends and customers!

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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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Minnesota State Record likely broken by Musky Angler
December 04, 2021

Minnesota State Record likely broken by Musky Angler

His catch did not live after a long release try and was recorded the following day, weighing 55lbs 14.8oz measuring 57.75" long with a girth of 29".

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North Woods Fishing Report: Early December
December 04, 2021

North Woods Fishing Report: Early December

There are a few of the lakes that are still open here in the Northwoods of WI. Water temps on the lakes with open water are 33-35 degrees.

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Deep Dives "Trolling" - Musky Shop Winter Educational Series
November 30, 2021

Deep Dives "Trolling" - Musky Shop Winter Educational Series

Take a look at this weeks video with discussions on trolling rods, reels, baits, tactics, and map work to help you find the magic depth, speed, and patterns to put some muskies in your net when you troll.

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Guided by Fred Palermo
November 13, 2021

North Woods Fishing Report: Late November

If you're brave enough to continue fishing in chilly temps, then this is the report for you.  Late November has taken the swing into the much colder temperatures of fall.

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