Well we finally have an event for 2021 to post. Ryan puts on a really great event loaded with, lots of time on the water, info, prizes, food, and fun. Its also a great time of year to be on Minnesota waters. Sign up early as this is sure to fill fast! If you would…

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For some anglers in the south and southeast, early season musky fishing has already begun! One of the most effective ways to chase early season, ice out muskies, is to downsize your arsenal. If you are downsizing your baits, and you want to get as much action as possible from them, don’t forget to downsize…

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MHM Feb/March 2021 (Page 24)  We have just ended the late season run which I hope for you was a successful end to a strange year. One way many folks, myself included, finish the year is using livebait (suckers) for muskies, because it is a very effective method late into the season. There is one…

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MHM Dec/Jan 2021 (Page 25)  If you are still fishing during this time of year, one thing is for certain — you’re looking for “the one.” It’s big fish time and nothing else matters. And if there is one type of bait that goes along with chasing big muskies late in the year, it’s big…

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MHM Oct/Nov 2020 (Page 23)    Adding weight to achieve greater depth from your lures is no secret and is certainly nothing new to musky fishing. There are a lot of homemade ideas that work well — from simply hanging a bell sinker off a hook to modifying wire shafts, or even pouring lead into…

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MHM Aug/Sept 2020 (Page 25)In musky fishing, one of the most exciting things you can experience is to have a fish stalk and then hit your topwater lure. Summer topwater fishing is top of the charts in my book. It is hard to find anything that beats it. There are many things that can go…

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MHM-June/July 2020 (Page 21)We often talk about how different leaders can affect the action of different lures. In most cases, we are talking about this in regard to casting, but it can also apply to trolling. Early in the year, short-line trolling can be very effective and is a lot of fun. Short-line trolling, or…

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MHM April/May 2020 (Page 20) We spend a lot of time talking about the snap on our leaders which connects to our lures, and rightfully so. However, we should address a few things at the other end — where the leader attaches to the fishing line. In this column, I will break down your different…

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MHM Feb/Mar 2020 (Page 24) The Stay-Lok snap is arguably the best snap on the market for musky fishermen, but the No. 1 reason why people do not use these snaps is they simply have trouble opening and closing them. I have seen this issue constantly at sports shows, visiting clubs, and talking with customers.…

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MHM Dec/Jan 2020 (Page 27)  Those who will battle the elements for one more shot at a trophy will do whatever it takes. We are often faced with doing everything we can to survive on those not-so-nice days. Finding the right clothes to wear, using portable heaters… we’ll do anything we can to make it.…

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