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Muskies?

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I will be up in the area the week of the fourth and plan to get out to chase some Muskies. Any information that you care to share (locations, presentations, techniques) would be much appreciated. I have been on the lake several times but we have always fished walleyes, this will be a first for Muskies.

Thanks!

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Where are you going out of?

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Where are you going out of?


We will be staying in Greenbush. We can launch most anywhere but along the south and west side would be the closest points for us. In the past I have fished out of Zippel and near the Rainy on four mile bay and in the river.

In short, I would launch from whereever would give me the best access to Muskies. We are going to be North for the week but our jaunts up to the Lake will be for the day. We are planning a day up there for Walleyes and a day for Muskies. (or more if the fishing is good. :-))

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You'll have to leave American waters and get up into the Canadian side of LOW to find any fishable numbers of sklunges. Going out of the Angle or East to Sabaskong would be your best bets- Angle would be closer.

I fished this past weekend and struggled. Our boats caught two fish- a 35 and a 45. I saw some big fish, but not very good numbers. In the area I was in, there wasn't good cabbage growth compared to most years. Very little cabbage, in fact. However, I put on some miles and found tons of cabbage in other areas of the lake. Therefore, I didn't see many fish in cabbage because I mostly didn't have adequate growth in the areas I spent most of my time in. I saw fish on classic non-weed spots- saddles, points, and reefs. No pattern to anything it seemed. Sorry, I'm not more helpful, but like I said- I struggled to find fish this weekend. Most years I'll see three of four times as many fish as I did this past weekend.

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Put a nice one in the boat this past week Near Oak Island. When we go up we ususally take an hour or two each day from fishing walleyes to cast for them.

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