The challenge of fall musky and pike fishing

October 1997
New York State Conservationist;Oct97, Vol. 52 Issue 2, Wild in New York p7
Presents tips on pike and muskellunge fishing. Season when the fishes are in large numbers; Materials needed to prevent the escape of the fish; Characteristics of pike and muskellunge.


Related Articles

  • Late-Summer River Muskies. Bestul, Scott // Outdoor Life;Aug2002, Vol. 209 Issue 5, p78 

    Gives pieces of advice on fishing for muskellunge in the state Wisconsin.

  • Tricks for trailing fish. MCNALLY, ROM // Outdoor Life;Feb99, Vol. 203 Issue 1, FISHERMAN'S BONUS p90N 

    Lists tactics to try when pike and muskies are reluctant biters. Habit of pike and muskies; Technique for dropping the jig; Tactics of some fishermen.

  • Tough-Stuff Leaders. MYERS, DREW // Ontario Out of Doors;Jun2011, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p16 

    The article offers information on the usage of leaders while catching fishes with sharp teeth. It states that muskie and pike teeth slice easily through monofilament and many other types of line. It mentions that to prevent losing lures and having fish swim away with a gob full of hooks, one can...

  • FISHING: GATOR HUNTING. STERNBERG, DICK // Outdoor Life;Nov2013, Vol. 220 Issue 10, p69 

    The article offers suggestions on fishing in northern Minnesota waters. The author says that the choice of bait depends on the weed density. In thick weeds, the author recommends a tandem spinnerbait or a jerkbait, while in scattered weeds, the author suggests a shallow-running crankbait. Pikes...

  • CHECKLIST FOR SPRING PIKE. Myers, Drew // Ontario Out of Doors;May2010, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p45 

    The article focuses on the different fishing techniques to catch pikes during spring in Ontario. It has been stated that pikes can be caught in shallow waters during sunny spring weather. The two categories of pike bays need to be analyzed to be able to determine the appropriate fishing...

  • I WAKE UP A GIANT. HEITING, STEVE // Outdoor Life;Apr2014, Vol. 221 Issue 4, p26 

    The article offers the author's insights about his fishing experience with his friend. The author recalls that they started fishing in a small point near a shallow bay and that his friend got caught the first muskie, following by another eight. He also offers tips on how to locate spring muskies...

  • Big BRUTES on top. Ellis, Gord // Ontario Out of Doors;Jun2006, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p28 

    The article presents information on the author's experiences of topwater pike fishing, his tips for pike fishing and describes the differences between pike and muskellunge fishing. He used the Heddon Crazy Crawler fishing lure borrowed from his father's tackle box when he first went pike...

  • Pike & Muskies.  // Complete Guide to Freshwater Fishing;2002, p200 

    The article focuses on pike and muskellunge fishing and presents information on behavior of pikes and muskellunges. It suggests how anglers can locate pikes and muskellunges in natural and man-made fresh waterbodies. The article offers several suggestions on equipments used for pike and...

  • THE LATEST IN LEADERS. King, Lonnie // Ontario Out of Doors;Jun2006, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p40 

    The article presents information on new features added to leaders used for toothy pike and muskie fishing. The newer titanium-alloy leaders have overcome the problem of kinking that was common with steel wire leaders. Heavy fluorocarbon leaders are also becoming popular as they can hold up for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics