Fishing for Muskellunge

Esox masquinongy
30K logged catches • 361K followers

The fish of 10,000 casts. Theese monsters are in the top of the food chain - meaning they eat what they want, and they can be picky. Fishing musky can be frustrating as they often follow the lure to the boat. Practice your "figure 8 rod move" to increase your chances. Handle with caution as they have razor sharp teeth.

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast


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Common length

37 in

Maximum age

30 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Threat to humans


Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

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