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Well... The morning was -cold- (especially ripping across the lake with no windshield) but the afternoon was nice (around 60 I'd say). We saw one Muskie the whole day and we pounded all our hot spots hard until the 5:00 deadline. I even tried to jig for suspended muskies without a single strike. I threw just about everything I had in my tacklebox.

Only 4 legal muskies were caught, the winner was a 49"er. There was one other muskie caught at 34".

Everyone was reporting the same thing. Low sightings and the ones that did come out to play only followed the lure and didn't strike.

I did catch one really nice smalley (about 4-5 lbs). He had all three hooks imbedded in him. I was using a surface lure at the time and had a very nice explosion on the water. I even thought that it may have been a muskie at first.

Regardless, I just love fishing in the first place. We definitely had a ball.

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Captain Ken and I saw 6 fish and should have caught 2 of them, but thats muskie fishing. smile.gif
It was a good day to be out there and we did raise lots of money, for a good cause.

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