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Northwoods Muskies Inc hosts Kids Fishing Day July 12
July 01, 2022

Northwoods Muskies Inc hosts Kids Fishing Day July 12

Coming Tuesday, July 12th, the Northwoods Muskies Inc is hosting a "Kids Fishing Day"

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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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Musky Season Opener Boat Prep w/ Al Frost
May 13, 2022

Musky Season Opener Boat Prep w/ Al Frost

Take the time to look over your boat for season opener with this quick list from Al Frost.

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Lake of the Woods Muskie Trends, Tactics & Threats
May 09, 2022

Lake of the Woods Muskie Trends, Tactics & Threats

In the centuries since French explorers and Indian tribes roamed its rocky islands, dramatic changes have reshaped Lake of the Woods.

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First Leg of PMTT Winner Announced
May 06, 2022

First Leg of PMTT Winner Announced

The first qualifying leg of the PMTT kicked off April 30th-May 1st this year on Cave Run Lake.

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Muskie vs Northern Pike: How These Apex Predators Compare
May 02, 2022

Muskie vs Northern Pike: How These Apex Predators Compare

Let’s dive into the differences between muskies and northern pike so that when you tangle with one or the other, you can spot the difference and have a clearer understanding of both these apex predators.

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Season Opener Musky Fishing Favorites with the Musky Shop Guides
April 27, 2022

Season Opener Musky Fishing Favorites with the Musky Shop Guides

Musky Shop guides discusses their perfect hand-full of favorite baits for early season success.

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North Woods Fishing Report: Late April (Spring)
April 22, 2022

North Woods Fishing Report: Late April (Spring)

Fishing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is still through the ice unless you hit the Wisconsin river south of us.

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Under My Seat: A Musky Guides' Guide to What You Need
April 15, 2022

Under My Seat: A Musky Guides' Guide to What You Need

Whether you use a butt seat while fishing or you just stand on the deck, all musky anglers keep a wide variety of tools and lures in a "quick reference" area on their boats.

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Five Top Musky Destinations in Ontario
April 11, 2022

Five Top Musky Destinations in Ontario

I travel all across Ontario chasing muskies, and there are lots of great musky waters.  Ontario is the dream destination of all musky anglers, for one simple reason: there are lots of big muskies in shallow water.

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