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BeastLight

Anyone catching any Muskies on the river?

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Northlander

I caught one a few weeks ago in front of Barkers Island Hotel on a bomber. It totally sunk my board into the depths. I was fishing in the fog so it was sort of erie.

Got it to the side of the boat and my board came up off the bottom. Once I got the fish to the side of the boat I was disapointed to see it was a 49-50" ski. Oh well I popped the hooks out with the fish still in the water and let her go back to doing her thing. Thats the only nice one I have seen this year. Did catch a few dinkers up river trolling spinners.

Now that the season is getting rolling for them I think its time I start trying out Cheffreys "Musky Fingers" recipe. tongue.gifwink.gif

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MuskyBrian

lol..."disapointed" to see it was a 50" ski....I feel so bad for you on that inconvenience,It took me 7 years to get one, and that is with actually trying lol

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Bassboy1645

haha yeah "dissapointment" Im still trying and my biggest is 32" On walleye gear it breaks my heart and tackle but muskie gear BRING IT ON!! crazy.gif

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BeastLight

Muskie fingers- lol, don't be upset you fish for a bait fish (a ecosystem will always find it equilibrium)

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Ya I know but they taste so much better than a ski. At least they taste better than the ones over 40". wink.gif

The Airport flats was full of ski's again on Sunday night. Caught 3 more on the same bomber. The one particular bomber I was catching them on has been retired to the back of the stick box for a long long time. grin.gif

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