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I am hoping to make it out to French lake to chase some muskies in the next 4 to 6 weeks. If anyone has any advice (lures, retrieves, structure, presentations) that they would be willing to share I would greatly appreciate it. It will be my first time on French, and the freind I am going with has never fished muskies before.

Thanks!!

-cupper

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I've had the best results with yellow bellied topwater, jerkbaits, and gliders. Many I see fishing out there are throwing orange, June 9th I was out and had 2 follows, 1 strike and miss, and caught a 36incher on my jurassic lures wake-a-saurus(topwater which I make). It's a nice little lake that gets plenty of pressure. You can catch fish anywhere in the lake. The launches are shallow, althought the lake level was up about a foot when I was there.

I probably be back out there on july 7th.

Good luck hope this helps

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get a map!! there are two major rock points and one smaller one, plus a hump and plenty of weeds and docks, plus a break line along the east side . yes the lake gets alot of pressure. there are some that troll and do ok that way too.read what you can about muskie fishing. warning! if you are not use to serious casting; be ready for tired arms and shoulders. grin.gif have fun!

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oh! go to the muskie forums and do some reading. good info there too!

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