Muskies have been known to drive men mad. The challenge of understanding their elusive nature and the fish's immense size forms an addictive combination that keeps anglers coming back to their favorite lake, reservoir or river again and again. It's not that we want to, it's just that muskie fishing gets in our blood.
Such an addiction provides the driving force behind the never-ending quest for finding trophy muskies. A big muskie is 40 or more inches of muscle, packed into a mean and contrary predator that only attacks one's offering every blue moon. But what excitement when it does! The magic of those precious moments keep us slinging over-sized plugs day after day. Muskie anglers will tell you, once you catch one, other fish just seem tame.
Muskies are rumored to be one of the most elusive fish in the world, in some cases requiring 10,000 casts to catch a single fish. Such poor catch rates would drive most anglers crazy, but diehard muskie anglers are willing to tough it out. They know that the next moment could reveal the largest fish they'll ever encounter.
|Length of Trip||7-8 hours|
|Food||lunch, snack and drinks|
|Difficulty Rating||Intermediate/ Advanced|
|Age||16 years min.|
|Liscense Requirements||Buy online at www.wvfish.com:
Conservation Stamp ($12)
Fishing License ($3/day)
|Discipline||Spin or Fly Fishing|
**Please note that we do not provide all of the gear for musky trips. You should be prepared to bring your own heavy weight bass rod or medium-heavy weight Musky rod, 6-8 inch crank baits, large bucktail jigs, large in-line mepps spinners, top water prop baits, 6-8 inch soft plastics (tubes, grubs or jerk baits), 30-50 lb. braided lone, 30 lb. test steel leaders or 40 lb. test flouro-carbon leaders. Guides will provide some baits, but be sure to bring your favorite rod.
Prices do not include 6% sales tax, $4 service fee or guide gratuity.