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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 Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early February
February 09, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early February

 Our winter has been about as mild as any of us here in Minocqua can remember.  Last winter was really long and this winter was really mild.

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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 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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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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Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late June
June 23, 2023

Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late June

We hope everyone is having a great summer and a great fishing season. Fishing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin has been pretty solid so far.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early June
June 09, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early June

We hope all of you are having a great start to the summer and catching a lot of fish.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late May
May 19, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late May

We have had a lot of reports from fishermen and our guide staff that fishing has been really good to start the season.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May
May 05, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May

The fishing season is finally here. Whew, what a long winter.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late March
March 24, 2023

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late March

We are in the time of year here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin when the ice fishing season is winding down, and we are all patiently waiting for open water.

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Winter Project Series: Toploading Your Lake X Toad
February 27, 2023

Winter Project Series: Toploading Your Lake X Toad

The Lake X Toad is a great bait without any interference, but if you want to get some extra mileage out of it this season, take a minute to give it a little enhancement

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Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late February
February 24, 2023

Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late February

The Wisconsin game fish season is winding down as it ends March 5th 2023. Ice fishing has been quite good despite the swings in the weather.

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Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Crab Lake
February 20, 2023

Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Crab Lake

Crab Lake is truly a lovely lake tucked up near the Michigan border, and whether you love it or hate it, it does hold some truly gigantic muskies.

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Musky Upgrades: 10 Accessories We’d Rather Not Live Without
February 17, 2023

Musky Upgrades: 10 Accessories We’d Rather Not Live Without

So here are a few accessories to gussy up your fishing gear collection that you may not need, but your heart will definitely desire.

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Musky Shop North Woods Fishing Report: Early February
February 10, 2023

Musky Shop North Woods Fishing Report: Early February

We have had a few really cold days that slowed things down a bit but that cold blast is gone now and warmer winter temps are on the way.

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Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late January
January 27, 2023

Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late January

We hope you are having a great winter and are getting out to do some ice fishing.

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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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Ice Up: Adding to your Ice Fishing Tackle Box
December 12, 2022

Ice Up: Adding to your Ice Fishing Tackle Box

As ice up is inching in, it might be time to add a few things to your box to make sure you are ready for the season.

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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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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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Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Harris Lake
October 17, 2022

Musky Shop Lake of the Month: Harris Lake

Harris Lake is a bowl lake with very moderate musky pressure.

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Northwoods Fising Report: Late June
June 24, 2022

Northwoods Fising Report: Late June

Summer in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is off to a fantastic start.

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