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Be the FIRST to see Musky Insider every week by signing up for the email version of this newsletter. It's 100% free and we will never sell your email address! Click here to sign up and never miss another issue. Hot Water = Not Great We've talked about it before, but it's probably worth repeating: Avoid musky fishing when water temps hit that 80 degree mark. There's nothing magical about number 80, but it's a good rule of thumb. Pete Maina recently posted a video on why it's important to give 'em a break when temps get too high: A couple key points: "What occurs at the...

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Be the FIRST to see Musky Insider every week by signing up for the email version of this newsletter. It's 100% free and we will never sell your email address! Click here to sign up and never miss another issue. More Bait = More Muskies Let's kick this week's newsletter off with a good reminder for those of you who get stuck in the mindset of fishin' your maps and not your 'lectronics. Here's how guide Ryan McMahon has been finding & catching more muskies down in the MN Metro area: "The first half of the musky season has become more and more about...

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Be the FIRST to see Musky Insider every week by signing up for the email version of this newsletter. It's 100% free and we will never sell your email address! Click here to sign up and never miss another issue. Soda/Gills Trick Debunked? Does pouring Coke or Mt. Dew on a musky's gills REALLY stop the bleeding? Turns out, maybe not.... According to a recent study from Alexandria Trahan in Ontario: "We found no differences in the time to cessation of bleeding, gill colour (which was used as an index of blood loss), or bleeding intensity among three carbonated beverages poured over bleeding gills, or between...

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Be the FIRST to see Musky Insider every week by signing up for the email version of this newsletter. It's 100% free and we will never sell your email address! Click here to sign up and never miss another issue. Muskies, eh? We're wrappin' up the "Musky Opener" series this week with some fresh tips from our buddies north of the border.... the border that's currently locked down until July 21st. 😒 In other words, it's lookin' like the Canucks will have their muskies to themselves this weekend. Sucks for all the lodges, but fishing pressure will be at an all-time low for the...

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Be the FIRST to see Musky Insider every week by signing up for the email version of this newsletter. It's 100% free and we will never sell your email address! Click here to sign up and never miss another issue. Crazy Rubber "Paint Jobs" Seems like most of the coolest musky color combos we see are painted on hard baits, which makes sense – they're easier to work with, especially compared to rubber. That said, we've been really impressed with some of the stuff Musky Innovations has been able to do with their rubber lineup. Here's a few examples: We're REALLY diggin' the "holo" patterns like the...

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