Tips For Fishing Soft Plastics

However you fish them, no tackle box is complete without a decent assortment of soft plastics in the following categories: grubs, tubes, worms, "creatures" (representing crayfish), and swimbaits.

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Tiger!

I read a recent fish story that I thought was very interesting, and it was about a very interesting fish indeed. I’d like to introduce you to "Esox Masquinongy X Esox Lucius." That’s the Latin name to designate the cross between a muskellunge (Esox Masquinongy) and a northern pike (Esox Lucius). The tiger muskie is a a hard-biting, tough-fighting predator!

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Trolling For Fall Pike Is Thrilling!

As I write this, the Minnesota
archery season is just starting. It’s a tortuous time of year
because the urge to hunt is so strong after a long off-season. And while
the woods beckon, the lakes are still there promising what is arguably the best
fishing of the whole year!

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Fishing Saskatchewan: The Man From Hatchet

George Fleming was determined to carve his own niche out of the harsh northern wilderness of Saskatchewan. And he did — today his Hatchet Lake Lodge is among the best-run fly-in fishing
operations in all Canada and maybe all the world!

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Strolling Seattle’s Pike Place Market

The Mother of All Farmer’s Markets, the Soul of Seattle, the Home of the Flying Fish Phenomenon — Pike Place Market is Seattle, Washington’s No. 1 tourist attraction, drawing more than 10 million visitors annual. Pike Place is much more than a fish market or produce shop. It’s nine acres of sensory stimulation including fresh and ready-to-eat foods and beverages, craft and gift shops, music, and other entertainment.

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Fall Muskies: Which Weeds Are Best?

It’s not enough to know that giant, hungry muskies haunt weeds in fall. We all know they’re in the green stuff somewhere. But, anyone who fishes places such as Mille Lacs, Lake of the Woods, or Cass Lake in Minnesota, or other big bodies of water, knows weedbeds can be gigantic. They can literally cover miles and miles. The critical question is: Which weeds are best?

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Weed Edge Pike

If you’re a fan of catching pike, weedbeds are one of the best places to fish. Yet to refine your strategy even further, focus on the edges of weeds. This area is deadly for any size pike, but it’s often the spot where the brutes hang out! Here’s how to fish the weed edges for more northern pike.

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