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Muskie fever can lead to ‘horrible addiction,’ serious anglers say

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As another season of muskie fishing gets under way Minnesota’s muskie opener was Saturday and Ontario’s season opens June 16 these are good times for Pearson and others like him. Spurred by a catch-and-release ethic and sound fisheries management, muskie populations are thriving in many places. Continue Reading

The elusive muskie no longer the ‘fish of 10,000 casts’

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The muskellunge long has been known as the “fish of 10,000 casts” for its difficulty to catch, but anglers and fisheries managers say it shouldn’t take that long in this era of thriving muskie populations. Continue Reading