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

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early July 2024

Muskies have been scattered pretty much for the last few weeks and most likely will remain scattered until early fall.

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The Musky Shop: A Unique Northwoods Experience for Intrigued Anglers
July 08, 2024

The Musky Shop: A Unique Northwoods Experience for Intrigued Anglers

First off, the Musky Shop isn't just a store; it's a mecca for musky enthusiasts.

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The Musky Bite: Separating Myths from Facts
July 01, 2024

The Musky Bite: Separating Myths from Facts

Do muskies ever bite people?

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The Quest for the Elusive Musky: Strategies for Success
June 28, 2024

The Quest for the Elusive Musky: Strategies for Success

Firstly, it's important to recognize the different types of musky species and their habitats.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Squirrel Lake
June 24, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Squirrel Lake

This lake of the month is not just a sight to behold but a hub for a myriad of recreational activities that cater to all ages and interests.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late June 2024
June 21, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late June 2024

Here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, we have been experiencing a lot of rain this summer.

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The Allure of Folk Art Fishing Lures
June 10, 2024

The Allure of Folk Art Fishing Lures

Folk art fishing lures are a testament to the ingenuity and creativity of anglers from the past.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early June 2024
June 07, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early June 2024

Most everything has been shallow however most species are starting to scatter a bit.

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Summer White Fish Loaf
June 03, 2024

Summer White Fish Loaf

Summer White Fish Loaf

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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: George Lake
May 27, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: George Lake

George Lake just slightly Southeast of Rhinelander proper is a great place to take a day trip if you’re looking to catch a biggun’.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late May
May 24, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late May

The season is off to a very good start here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

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Host A Free Fishing Weekend Event This Summer with the Wisconsin DNR
May 17, 2024

Host A Free Fishing Weekend Event This Summer with the Wisconsin DNR

Host A Free Fishing Weekend Event This Summer with the Wisconsin DNR

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Musky Shop Musky Season Readiness Checklist
May 13, 2024

Musky Shop Musky Season Readiness Checklist

Getting your fishing rods and reels ready for the season is crucial for a successful and enjoyable fishing experience.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May
May 10, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early May

The game fishing season is off to a good start here in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

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The Allure of Spring Lake Fishing
May 03, 2024

The Allure of Spring Lake Fishing

In the spring, the shallows of a lake are akin to nature’s nurseries.

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Water Temperature: Top to Bottom and Beginning to End
April 29, 2024

Water Temperature: Top to Bottom and Beginning to End

Water temperature is one of those pieces of data that we can use to help us understand muskie behavior.

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Quick Color Reference Guide for Musky Fishing
April 22, 2024

Quick Color Reference Guide for Musky Fishing

This chart will give you a good jumping off point on days where you don't know where to start.

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Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late April
April 19, 2024

Musky Shop Northwood's Fishing Report: Late April

Here in Oneida and Vilas Counties, our game fishing season is closed until the first Saturday in May but there are plenty of Crappies, Perch, Panfish, and Bass to fish for.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Gilmore Lake
April 15, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Gilmore Lake

If you’re looking for a new lake to check out here in the Northwoods, look no further than Gilmore Lake.

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Understanding Musky Spawning Patterns
April 08, 2024

Understanding Musky Spawning Patterns

When you’re the fish of 10,000 casts, your Spring seasonal pattern is not unlike most land animals that hibernate, it’s often a slow, groggy path from Spring spawn to normal Summer behavior.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early April
April 05, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Early April

It's legal to fish for panfish and bass in Oneida and Vilas counties however you cannot keep bass until mid-June.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late March 2024
March 25, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Fishing Report: Late March 2024

We have open water on most of the lakes in Oneida and Vilas county which should be close to a record for ice out.

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Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Lake Laura
March 18, 2024

Musky Shop Northwoods Lake of the Month: Lake Laura

Lake Laura is not the typical fair when it comes to the Northwoods' most sought-after musky lakes, but it is something to be appreciated and fished when you're looking for a relaxed getaway.

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Musky Fishing Guide
March 15, 2024

Why Book a Guide Trip with a Musky Fishing Guide: Unlocking the Secrets of the Elusive Muskellunge

Musky guides are seasoned professionals who intimately understand the behavior, habitat, and feeding patterns of these elusive fish.

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