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Been doing some musky fishing

Posted By: Hutchy

Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:00 AM

Been doing some musky fishing this year. Best one is 48" so far.

Up to 9 decent fish this year, and tons of big pike. Been a blast.

Every fish except two have been on lures I've made which is also pretty cool.


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Posted By: Tray

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:03 AM

Congratulations, some nice fish there.
Be interested in seeing your baits.
Posted By: white marlin

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:04 AM

what rod/reel/line combo do you use?
Posted By: mississippiposse

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:05 AM

Nice. Looks like a great time
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:10 AM

I also started making cedar through wired lures. Hand carved, airbrushed and epoxied. The dive and rise jerkbait has caught 3 so far.

Also made 30 or so bucktails. They work great.

Making lures has been almost as much fun as catching fish with them.


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Posted By: Leftlane

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:13 AM

The lures and the fish look great, sorry about your face! grin
Posted By: Lugnut

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:14 AM

Outstanding job on the lures and on catching those monster water wolves Hutchy!
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:15 AM

Originally Posted by white marlin
what rod/reel/line combo do you use?


I run 3.

8' 6" st croix legend tournament med heavy, fast with a 400 series diawa lexa and 80 lb power pro. This is best for throwing bucktails a mile, and swim baits like shadzillas.

7' 6" st croix mojo musky heavy fast with an abu garcia rev toro beast with 80 lb power pro. Strictly jerkbaits and dive and rise

7' Xtra heavy e cat catfish rod with a big saltwater Penn and 100 lb power pro for Trolling big baits like the top lure. It's 18" long and pulls like mad, so I went heavy for the Trolling rod lol
Posted By: Lugnut

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:15 AM

Itís got to be pretty satisfying catching those big musky, or any fish really, on crankbaits you created.
Posted By: Boco

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:17 AM

Great fish Hutchy.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:19 AM

Originally Posted by Leftlane
The lures and the fish look great, sorry about your face! grin


Soon as my computer is fixed I'll be able to put together a pretty kick (This word is unacceptable on Trapperman) video.


If you play your cards right you'll have a chance to be annoyed by my voice too! laugh
Posted By: white marlin

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:20 AM

thanks, Hutchy.

never fished big freshwater, but will be soon.

NICE fish!
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:22 AM

Originally Posted by Lugnut
Itís got to be pretty satisfying catching those big musky, or any fish really, on crankbaits you created.


Ya, its a cool feeling.

The dive and rise jerkbait is actually the Belle of the ball. It dives and rises like a suick, but it walks side to side too. Triggers strikes like crazy, and I know of nothing with a similar action.

Bucktails are the mainstay though. When its dark , or fish are real active they work awesome
Posted By: Pawnee

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:22 AM

Nice! What was the average weight?
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:25 AM

Originally Posted by Boco
Great fish Hutchy.


Thanks.


My wife keeps asking when I'll fish for fish we can eat again...lol.

It's addictive. Had dozens and dozens of hooked and lost, almost hooked, or close calls.

Walleye time soon.
Posted By: Nessmuck

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:25 AM

Nice pile of fish !
Posted By: rick olson

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:26 AM

Nice,really been missing the Canadian trips,next year we should be able to make a couple trips.Nice lure's also.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:28 AM

Originally Posted by Pawnee
Nice! What was the average weight?


Not sure. Since none were truly massive , (the 48 was nice tho), I don't weigh them. Just a length and back they go.

There is a lengthy x belly girth calculator online that estimates weight pretty accurately, so my next addition is a soft tape to measure girth.


Hanging them by the head is hard on them so we avoid it. I actually don't think I own a scale lol
Posted By: Leftlane

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:30 AM

I am looking forward to it Hutchy. Most Youtubers annoy me with out end but your videos are good and I might even like one some day.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:30 AM

Originally Posted by Nessmuck
Nice pile of fish !


Thanks. Been quite the learning curve. Caught musky in the past , but never targeted them.

Now I doubt I'll fish for anything else unless I'm hungry. Lol
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:33 AM

Originally Posted by Leftlane
I am looking forward to it Hutchy. Most Youtubers annoy me with out end but your videos are good and I might even like one some day.


I will need to up the annoying factor if I wanna make it big.

My wife watches cooking videos of talentless hack home cooks with a bazillion subscribers and to a name they all are annoying as heck.

I think that's the key, be super annoying. It drowns out the lack of content
Posted By: MySide 🦝

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:36 AM

Very nice!!!!
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:36 AM

Originally Posted by rick olson
Nice,really been missing the Canadian trips,next year we should be able to make a couple trips.Nice lure's also.


Thanks.

I hope the border opens up soon for us Canadians.

I have a date this March in the keys with some sharks and tarpon.
Posted By: Tray

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:39 AM

Nice baits, those carved baits look really good.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:41 AM

Originally Posted by white marlin
thanks, Hutchy.

never fished big freshwater, but will be soon.

NICE fish!


Trade ya.

I got a few bonnethead sharks last time in the keys. I want some big ones now
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:42 AM

Originally Posted by Tray
Nice baits, those carved baits look really good.


Thanks.

I'm gonna make a bunch this winter and see if any musky guys up here are interested.

Some guys are crazy about custom baits.
Posted By: grisseldog

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:44 AM

Congratulations
Great fish and lures
Posted By: white marlin

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:47 AM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by white marlin
thanks, Hutchy.

never fished big freshwater, but will be soon.

NICE fish!


Trade ya.

I got a few bonnethead sharks last time in the keys. I want some big ones now


we'll have to plan a trip together. heading to SW FL in January.

would love to try my hand on those muskies!
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:52 AM

Few more. I need to get better at taking pics by myself

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Posted By: backroadsarcher

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:55 AM

Your having a good year. Been out many times in this area and have never had a strike, many follows but that's it.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:59 AM

Originally Posted by white marlin
hanks, Hutchy.

never fished big freshwater, but will be soon.

NICE fish!


Trade ya.

I got a few bonnethead sharks last time in the keys. I want some big ones now

we'll have to plan a trip together. heading to SW FL in January.

would love to try my hand on those muskies![/quote]


I am down. I am bringing my boat down to summerland to play around the flats. Boat isn't big enough to go out too far, buy hoping to get into something big and toothy
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:59 AM

Originally Posted by backroadsarcher
Your having a good year. Been out many times in this area and have never had a strike, many follows but that's it.


Where are you fishing?
Posted By: hippie

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:09 AM

Nice Hutchy!

Your making me want to go catch some. Been about ten years since I've been up your way catching them. For quite a few years we'd go up to Pigeon lake in the Kawartha system and fish a week. Always did well, then for some reason it went dead.

Good memories tho!
Posted By: Jurassic Park

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:13 AM

Youíre slaying the Musky man! Nice!

I went to Eagle Lake a couple years ago for 2 days of Musky fishing. It was October and all I could think of was fox trapping. Never caught a single fish on that lake.

We marked a ton of walleye, but the guy I was fishing with wouldnít let me fish for them. Musky only! Son of a gun!

Ended up fishing a small lake up against the hiway on the way home and caught a bunch of little Jacks. That and the drive was awesome!
Posted By: backroadsarcher

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:17 AM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by backroadsarcher
Your having a good year. Been out many times in this area and have never had a strike, many follows but that's it.


Where are you fishing?


Fishing the lakes here close to home. Frazee, Detroit Lakes Mn. area.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:18 AM

Originally Posted by Jurassic Park
Youíre slaying the Musky man! Nice!

I went to Eagle Lake a couple years ago for 2 days of Musky fishing. It was October and all I could think of was fox trapping. Never caught a single fish on that lake.

We marked a ton of walleye, but the guy I was fishing with wouldnít let me fish for them. Musky only! Son of a gun!

Ended up fishing a small lake up against the hiway on the way home and caught a bunch of little Jacks. That and the drive was awesome!




Eagle is solid.


I am going next Sept.

My buddy just got back from eagle. Saw 40 musky , and caught 5 or 6.

Only bucktails up there, fast as you can reel.
Posted By: Jurassic Park

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:22 AM

We used these huge freaking lures. Looked like dragons!
Posted By: Posco

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:26 AM

Great beard.
Posted By: BadgerTrapper97

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:29 AM

Those are some nice fish, there are some musky where I fish but more common are pike. I've gotten a few good ones this year around 36-37in but still haven't broke 40
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:32 AM

Originally Posted by BadgerTrapper97
Those are some nice fish, there are some musky where I fish but more common are pike. I've gotten a few good ones this year around 36-37in but still haven't broke 40

We have a good mix of both.

Plus lots of walleye. Some 32" fish, but that's as big as they get.
Posted By: BadgerTrapper97

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:56 AM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by BadgerTrapper97
Those are some nice fish, there are some musky where I fish but more common are pike. I've gotten a few good ones this year around 36-37in but still haven't broke 40

We have a good mix of both.

Plus lots of walleye. Some 32" fish, but that's as big as they get.


Lots of walleye down here too, I catch a pile of them but the real big ones always escape me. 8.5lbs is the biggest I've ever caught
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:01 AM

Those are some nice fish, there are some musky where I fish but more common are pike. I've gotten a few good ones this year around 36-37in but still haven't broke 40[/quote]
We have a good mix of both.



Lots of walleye down here too, I catch a pile of them but the real big ones always escape me. 8.5lbs is the biggest I've ever caught[/quote]
Solid fish.

Night trolling season is about to get underway here. Can't wait.
Posted By: BadgerTrapper97

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:09 AM

Night fishing walleyes is a blast, I shore fish for them on the river. October is usually the best month for me, catch most of mine on jigs with swimbaits
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:14 AM

Originally Posted by BadgerTrapper97
Night fishing walleyes is a blast, I shore fish for them on the river. October is usually the best month for me, catch most of mine on jigs with swimbaits


So much fun.

Our best night last year. A 29 and a 31.5". Double header, tangled on the way in and were netted in one shot. We went home after that because nothing was going to top the double!

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Posted By: BadgerTrapper97

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:18 AM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by BadgerTrapper97
Night fishing walleyes is a blast, I shore fish for them on the river. October is usually the best month for me, catch most of mine on jigs with swimbaits


So much fun.

Our best night last year. A 29 and a 31.5". Double header, tangled on the way in and were netted in one shot. We went home after that because nothing was going to top the double!

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I'd love to catch one that big, here's a limit from a cold October night right before a snowstorm when I couldn't keep them off the hook. [Linked Image]
Posted By: MnMan

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 03:36 AM

Those are some great looking lures you make plus some really nice muskies. I can appreciate the satisfaction you get from catching them on home made lures since I used to do that myself on a double buzz blade bucktail I assembled from various parts. It would run on the surface and produce some spectacular strikes and follows.I think the blades "ticking" together were the key in producing sound and vibration that they just had to attack. I caught 33 muskies in 3 summers on them without going that often and most were over 45 inches with several at the 50 inch mark. So much excitement and fun. Good job, Man!
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Posted By: Pawnee

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 04:13 AM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by Pawnee
Nice! What was the average weight?


Not sure. Since none were truly massive , (the 48 was nice tho), I don't weigh them. Just a length and back they go.

There is a lengthy x belly girth calculator online that estimates weight pretty accurately, so my next addition is a soft tape to measure girth.


Hanging them by the head is hard on them so we avoid it. I actually don't think I own a scale lol


Thanks. Out here in no water land we measure everything in pounds. Iím guessing 48Ē is good. They all look like monsters to a flat lander
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 09:48 AM

Originally Posted by BadgerTrapper97
[quote=Hutchy][quote=BadgerTrapper97]Night fishing walleyes is a blast, I shore fish for them on the river. October is usually the best month for me, catch most of mine on jigs
I'd love to catch one that big, here's a limit from a cold October night right before a snowstorm when I couldn't keep them off the hook. [Linked Image]




Beauty. I wish we could keep that many. Our limits are 2 fish under 16", or one under 16 and one over 22.1.

The eating size fish all have to go back lol
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 09:49 AM

Originally Posted by MnMan
Those are some great looking lures you make plus some really nice muskies. I can appreciate the satisfaction you get from catching them on home made lures since I used to do that myself on a double buzz blade bucktail I assembled from various parts. It would run on the surface and produce some spectacular strikes and follows.I think the blades "ticking" together were the key in producing sound and vibration that they just had to attack. I caught 33 muskies in 3 summers on them without going that often and most were over 45 inches with several at the 50 inch mark. So much excitement and fun. Good job, Man!
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Nice looking double buzzbait. I bet the hits were fantastic!
Posted By: Trapper Dahlgren

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 10:36 AM

great read ,guys nice looking lures hutchy, and real nice fish , I have a friend and his wife ,all they fish now is musky , she got a 53 incher this summer ,she is in the lead for some big money ,
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 10:48 AM

Originally Posted by Trapper Dahlgren
great read ,guys nice looking lures hutchy, and real nice fish , I have a friend and his wife ,all they fish now is musky , she got a 53 incher this summer ,she is in the lead for some big money ,


After every fish I wonder why I'd ever fish for anything else. Im attempting to break 50" this fall. We will see how it goes. Lol. I managed to get my father in law into some serious smallmouth this summer. I've got a spot where every year you can catch 19 and 20" fish till you are tired of catching them.

A few eaters from that day. Great fish fry.

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Wife's sister with her biggest pike to date...third fish of her life
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Some eater sized pike.
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Posted By: 160user

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 11:46 AM

Those are some great fish and lures!

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Posted By: Redknot

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 11:49 AM

Hutch, nice fish, very nice lures, but that hat! I can't believe Steph lets you wear that hat...Sakes head!
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 11:58 AM

Originally Posted by Redknot
Hutch, nice fish, very nice lures, but that hat! I can't believe Steph lets you wear that hat...Sakes head!



A man does what a man does.


Tim Allen voice: Arrrr arrr arrrrrrrr!.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 11:59 AM

Originally Posted by 160user
Those are some great fish and lures!

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Them are over 40".

45?
Posted By: Redknot

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:00 PM

The truth is, if you are catching fish like that, you can wear any hat you like! Nice to see you guys are enjoying life.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 12:29 PM

Originally Posted by Redknot
The truth is, if you are catching fish like that, you can wear any hat you like! Nice to see you guys are enjoying life.


Its a costa del mar hat thats been all over with me. Its tough to find sun protection that doesnt make me look like a moron, so I just embrace it.
Posted By: MnMan

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:10 PM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by MnMan
Those are some great looking lures you make plus some really nice muskies. I can appreciate the satisfaction you get from catching them on home made lures since I used to do that myself on a double buzz blade bucktail I assembled from various parts. It would run on the surface and produce some spectacular strikes and follows.I think the blades "ticking" together were the key in producing sound and vibration that they just had to attack. I caught 33 muskies in 3 summers on them without going that often and most were over 45 inches with several at the 50 inch mark. So much excitement and fun. Good job, Man!
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Nice looking double buzzbait. I bet the hits were fantastic!


For sure! This one came straight out of the water about 4 feet in the air when it hit. Looked pretty spectacular against the sunset.
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Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:17 PM

Originally Posted by MnMan
[quote=Hutchy][quote=MnMan]Those are some great looking lures you make plus some really nice muskies. I can appreciate the satisfaction you get from catching them on home made lures since I used to do that myself on a double buzz blade bucktail I assembled from various parts. It would run on the surface and produce some spectacular strikes and follows.I think the blades "ticking" together were the key in producing sound and vibration that they just had to attack. I caught 33 muskies in 3 summers on them without going that often and most were over 45 inches with several at the 50 inch mark. So much excitement and fun. Good job, Man!
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For sure! This one came straight out of the water about 4 feet in the air when it hit. Looked pretty spectacular against the sunset.
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Cool. usually they just blow it up here and miss a topwater completely.
Posted By: Kre

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:24 PM

If you want to get some monster muskies, come and fish Green Bay/Sturgeon Bay.

I can't fish muskies anywhere else. The fish out there are unbelievable monsters!
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:34 PM

Originally Posted by Kre
If you want to get some monster muskies, come and fish Green Bay/Sturgeon Bay.

I can't fish muskies anywhere else. The fish out there are unbelievable monsters!



Really eh

Whats the bite like? Bucktails? Jerkbaits? trolling?

Humps, weeds? rock edges?
Posted By: BadgerTrapper97

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 01:47 PM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by BadgerTrapper97
[quote=Hutchy][quote=BadgerTrapper97]Night fishing walleyes is a blast, I shore fish for them on the river. October is usually the best month for me, catch most of mine on jigs
I'd love to catch one that big, here's a limit from a cold October night right before a snowstorm when I couldn't keep them off the hook. [Linked Image]




Beauty. I wish we could keep that many. Our limits are 2 fish under 16", or one under 16 and one over 22.1.

The eating size fish all have to go back lol

Dang, we can keep 5 per day no size limit
Posted By: Kre

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:03 PM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by Kre
If you want to get some monster muskies, come and fish Green Bay/Sturgeon Bay.

I can't fish muskies anywhere else. The fish out there are unbelievable monsters!



Really eh

Whats the bite like? Bucktails? Jerkbaits? trolling?

Humps, weeds? rock edges?


You can fish them any way you like. Lots of trolling, but that's not my game.

It's a huge amount of water, so there's everything and anything you want to fish...weeds, rocks, open water, shallow, deep, whatever.

We got a 56 incher this spring. The biggest muskie I've personally ever seen.
Posted By: slydogx

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:08 PM

Very nice Hutch!

I am kind of spoiled as I lived right on Lake St Clair/Detroit River all my life... Musky were never "the fish of 1000 casts" for me, they were a nuisance when bass or walleye fishing LOL.

That is not to take away from the achievement though, clearly you have a talent for making lures and catching big fish! It seems that whenever I target them, we don't have the same success as when we accidentally catch them while fishing for something else LOL.

We have had some absolute monsters surface in our decoys on sunny afternoons while duck hunting in November... big shovel headed beasts
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:15 PM

Originally Posted by slydogx
Very nice Hutch!

I am kind of spoiled as I lived right on Lake St Clair/Detroit River all my life... Musky were never "the fish of 1000 casts" for me, they were a nuisance when bass or walleye fishing LOL.

That is not to take away from the achievement though, clearly you have a talent for making lures and catching big fish! It seems that whenever I target them, we don't have the same success as when we accidentally catch them while fishing for something else LOL.

We have had some absolute monsters surface in our decoys on sunny afternoons while duck hunting in November... big shovel headed beasts


I am planning a trip down there this November.

There was a fella on LSC a month or so ago that was swimming for a triathlon, and was attacked by one.

Had to get stitches, etc.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 02:27 PM

her is the recent story.

Everyone was concerned about him, and I was wanting to know how fast he was swimming, and what color his bathing suit was. grin
https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/when-muskies-attack-windsor-swimmer-shares-toothy-fish-story
Posted By: slydogx

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 03:31 PM

LOL, I remember this story. They are thick around here... most people fish the lake and don't realize just how many of them are in the river.
Send me a PM when you are headed down and maybe we can grab a beer and I can show you some spots on the map.

There are a couple of custom lure makers here that you may wish to visit. It has suddenly become very trendy to jig for musky here (not sure it's popular elsewhere)
Posted By: hippie

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 04:17 PM

Didn't realize how old I was getting until I looked at this. Once Musky get in your blood, your hooked!

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Posted By: Getting There

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 04:34 PM

Some good eating there!
Posted By: hippie

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 04:37 PM

We didn't keep any while fishing Canada, but the ones in the river I live on are Tiger muskies which are hybrids so we kept a few.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 05:36 PM

Originally Posted by hippie
We didn't keep any while fishing Canada, but the ones in the river I live on are Tiger muskies which are hybrids so we kept a few.



To keep here they must be over 54", as we classify as a trophy fishery. Some lakes are 48.

I can do without ever eating musky. Too many pike, bass, walleye and laker around for that.
Posted By: Osky

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 05:37 PM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
Originally Posted by Boco
Great fish Hutchy.


Thanks.


My wife keeps asking when I'll fish for fish we can eat again...lol.

It's addictive. Had dozens and dozens of hooked and lost, almost hooked, or close calls.

Walleye time soon.


Fish you can eat again??? Donít you know how to fillet boneless musky? Absolutely terrific tasting fish, Iíd eat over nearly any other and often do.

Osky
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 05:50 PM

Originally Posted by Osky
Originally Posted by Hutchy
[quote=Boco]Great fish Hutchy.


Thanks.


My wife keeps asking when I'll fish for fish we can eat again...lol.

It's addictive. Had dozens and dozens of hooked and lost, almost hooked, or close calls.

Walleye time soon.

Fish you can eat again??? Donít you know how to fillet boneless musky? Absolutely terrific tasting fish, Iíd eat over nearly any other and often do.

Osky


Getting one over 54" so it's legal has been the challenge thus far!
Posted By: Osky

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 09/29/21 07:07 PM

I see.

Osky
Posted By: deerfly

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 02:33 AM

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Nice fish Hutchy!
Here are some that were caught in Green Bay in early September. Not my fish. These guys doubled up trolling. 100+inches of fish in the net at one time. As Kre said green bay is a monster musky factory.
Posted By: NonPCfed

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 05:59 AM

deerfly- This last pic doesn't even seem possible. Wow!!

Thanks for all the photos of big northern water predators!! I'm living vicariously through you all!!
Posted By: 330-Trapper

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 10:02 AM

Originally Posted by Leftlane
The lures and the fish look great, sorry about your face! grin

grin
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 05:05 PM

Originally Posted by 330-Trapper
Originally Posted by Leftlane
The lures and the fish look great, sorry about your face! grin

grin


Don't encourage him!

grin
Posted By: Tray

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 07:39 PM

Originally Posted by Hutchy
her is the recent story.

Everyone was concerned about him, and I was wanting to know how fast he was swimming, and what color his bathing suit was. grin
https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/when-muskies-attack-windsor-swimmer-shares-toothy-fish-story



Thatís Funny
Posted By: Green Bay

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 07:57 PM

(Just a side comment - there are no muskies or walleyes in Green Bay. Not worth the trip down here. grin[Linked Image]
Posted By: Flipper 56

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 08:14 PM

Very nice fish and lures, I make lures too for Musky and Pike.
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 11:00 PM

Originally Posted by Green Bay
(Just a side comment - there are no muskies or walleyes in Green Bay. Not worth the trip down here. grin[Linked Image]



Point taken.

I will never come there then.... wink
Posted By: Hutchy

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/02/21 11:01 PM

Originally Posted by Flipper 56
Very nice fish and lures, I make lures too for Musky and Pike.


Nice.

Got any pics?
Posted By: Northof50

Re: Been doing some musky fishing - 10/03/21 12:21 AM

So the Green Bay musky fishing is when they are chasing the spawing cisco/ whitefish spawn ?

nice thread Hutchy

I want to see one lure made with a fisher tail trailer.
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