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What's one tweak that you can make to catch more muskies using swimbaits? Try a different style of leader. While your traditional musky leader will work just fine, a solid wire leader will create less resistance in the water, which allows the bait to have even more action. Eliminate the snap and add a solid ring instead to maximize the amount of wobble your swimbait will have on the retrieve.

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By: John Holmgren (Tooth Seeker Guide Service) There are certain spots on a lake that hold more muskies than others. There are certain locations on these spots where you will catch more fish. Time on the water has proven this to me. Each lake is different, and it takes time to learn where these types of areas are. Keep in mind these locations change with the seasons. Muskies are apex predators that rely heavily on being precise and efficient. I don’t believe they're just roaming around aimlessly looking for a meal. This gives you “the angler” the advantage if your willing to...

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Madison guide Jeff Hanson shares a few situations where he'll utilize 1oz, 3/4oz and 1/2 oz Weighted Musky Leaders when castin'.

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John Bette (the leader guru at Stealth Tackle) share some killer tips on leader selection for springtime musky fishing.

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By Steve Genson (fishhunts.com) Glide baits are an amazing tool for musky fishing, because they have the ability to move fish when nothing else will. I can’t put my finger on the exact reason, but I believe they elicit a unique instinctual response from the fish. Seems like there are times when muskies will eat a glide bait when they’re not even hungry. They can’t resist when the bait moves and pauses just right. The best time to use these baits is in cooler water – 65 degrees and less – but I’ve had great success throwing them all season...

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