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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. Spring/Opener Tips The long wait is almost over for all you musky-heads in the northern states! Southern WI opened earlier this month, northern WI is opening next weekend, and MN is opening a couple weeks after that. Musky Opener usually means cool water and small baits fished slowly or erratically, but don't forget to keep water temps in mind. Opening weekend will...

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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. Chattin' with Lazarus Just got done listening to an EXCEPTIONAL episode of the Backlash Podcast featuring legendary guide and enigma Mike Lazarus. We'll share a few fun quotes from the chat, but we'd highly recommend listening for yourself. Mike shares a good bit of info and a boatload of musky enthusiasm. They covered a number of topics, including some good stuff on coldwater fishin': "The big...

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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. Blue Leopard Esox Betcha you've never seen anything like this blue leopard from Nick Day? The pattern is ridiculous, but I can't keep my eyes off those bright blue fins 😍 Not going to speculate on species, sub-species, mutations, etc.... but she reminds me of those blue walleyes you see guys catchin' up in Canada: Kamikaze 'skies! Since we've already broken our golden rule – no pics...

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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. West Virginia GOLD Let's kick this newsletter off with a TRUE monster musky.... ....like this aggressively large WV beast from Michael Gill: Bustin' the 50-inch mark by a good half inch, this is a seriously impressive 'skie for that part of the country. Prop to Michael on the new PB! The Best Fighters? Are muskies the best pound-for-pound fighters in the lake? Probably not. That throne...

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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. Do you figure-8 backwards? As a musky angler, you work too stinkin' hard just to blow your chance at a big fish thanks to a boatside mistake. One mistake we see ALL the time is guys & gals figure-eighting backwards. Here's Musky Insider co-owner Josh Borovsky's take on the topic: "When it comes to the figure-8, there are so many nuances and adaptations for various...

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