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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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Muskie vs. Pike: All You Need to Know
July 22, 2022

Muskie vs. Pike: All You Need to Know

In this article, you can delve into the world of “Muskie vs. Pike.” Learn how to tell the two fish apart and where you should go to find them

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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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Mini Travel: Northeast Musky Destinations
July 15, 2022

Mini Travel: Northeast Musky Destinations

The Northeast offers plenty of places to tangle with freshwater’s ultimate predator.

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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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Take a Page Out of These Favorite Fishing Titles
July 05, 2022

Take a Page Out of These Favorite Fishing Titles

It’s in the support of those who still enjoy a good read that we list off 7 favorite musky titles that should never leave your cabin.

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2022 Inductees into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
June 30, 2022

2022 Inductees into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees for 2022

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A Discussion on Scent Response in Musky
June 27, 2022

A Discussion on Scent Response in Musky

All types of freshwater and marine fish respond to various types of “odors” in the water, with responses varying across the spectrum as each species functions differently in the food/habitat chain.

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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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Three Keys to Early Season Musky Fishing
June 20, 2022

Three Keys to Early Season Musky Fishing

Early season musky fishing is something that all us, who are musky nuts, can’t wait to start doing, yet few us are truly successful at catching fish during this period of time.

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Sharpen Your Skills in Timber
June 17, 2022

Sharpen Your Skills in Timber

When targeting muskies in the South, the importance of timber can not be overstated.

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Moonlit Musky Nights
June 13, 2022

Moonlit Musky Nights

I fish a heavily trafficked area with pleasure boaters and other anglers so it can often be advantageous and simply more enjoyable to fish at night

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North Woods Fishing Report: Early June
June 10, 2022

North Woods Fishing Report: Early June

Fishing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin has been outstanding in the early part of the season.

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Second Annual Lakeland Hawks Musky Tournament
June 08, 2022

Second Annual Lakeland Hawks Musky Tournament

The second annual Lakeland Hawks Musky Tournament was held on Saturday June 4th.

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Roll Mops with Pickled Pike
June 06, 2022

Roll Mops with Pickled Pike

A Northern twist on a traditional polish dish!

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Musky Shop NorthWood's Lake of the Month: Ike Walton Lake
June 03, 2022

Musky Shop NorthWood's Lake of the Month: Ike Walton Lake

This month, representing the finest the Northwood's has to offer for scenic beauty is Ike Walton Lake, sitting slightly North East of Lac de Flambeau.

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Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May
May 31, 2022

Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May

The gamefish season officially opened a few days ago and the season started off with pretty good reports.

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Tips for Finding your Target: Big Toothy Muskies
May 30, 2022

Tips for Finding your Target: Big Toothy Muskies

Since you're fresh out of the gate this Saturday, it's important to take note of a few factors when seeking out the first musky of the season.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Sevenmile Lake
May 23, 2022

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Sevenmile Lake

Sevenmile Lake lies in both Oneida and Forest County’s and is surrounded by land owned by the US Forrest Service.

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Parmesan Crusted Walleye Fillets
May 20, 2022

Parmesan Crusted Walleye Fillets

Enjoy an excellent and easy spring recipe for fresh walleye and your favorite Wisconsin Parmesan Cheese!

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Behind the Baits: Interview with Josh Recknagel from Reck N Rack
May 16, 2022

Behind the Baits: Interview with Josh Recknagel from Reck N Rack

A change of pace this week from our "Behind the Baits" blog as we reach out to a friend of the Musky Shop and champion of many anglers, Josh Recknagel, owner of Reck N Rack.

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