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Fish Hunts Guide Service - Post Spawn Musky Report

 The musky season started with a bang in Northern Wisconsin for musky guide Steve Genson of Fish Hunts guide service. Several muskies up to 48" were caught in super shallow water. As with every musky season nothing stays the same and last weeks pattern will be no different with the quickly rising water temps that have moved from mid 60's to low 70's within a few days. This upcoming weekend expect the post spawn muskies to be a little lethargic. The bite in recent days has shifted from small glide baits (4" and 6" Phantom) and small twitch baits (5" Custom X mini) to Small spinner baits like the Rabid Squirrel and Baby Girl and some limited top water action. Don't be afraid to speed those little bucktails up to get the reaction strike that might save the day. Weed growth is still slow to develop with the late spring so flats and break lines are still holding fish. Make sure to cover water and keep moving along if you haven't contacted fish as the post spawn fish still haven't established their summer patterns. Hopefully a few of these tips will help you this weekend on the water. Steve still has a few openings for June so if your looking to book a trip in the Hayward WI area or MN please check out www.fishhunts.com for more information. (click either picture for a link to that page). Book mark this blog and check back often for more reports on what's happening on  the water. Best of Luck this weekend. 

 

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It's about to begin...Opening weekend preview

Here is our first blog from Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota musky guide and Musky Hunter author Steve Genson of Genson's Fish Hunts Guide Service. Expect a shallow water bite if action is what your after. Dark water lakes with some current are expected to be better since the water will be warmer. Muskies are likely to be in spawn mode so reaction bites are your best bet. Focus on small glide baits like Phantoms or Baby Squirkos as well as small twitch baits like the Custom X 5" mini and Baby Shallow Raiders. If your looking to throw a buck tail the Rabid Squirrel or Baby Girl would be good bets also. Fish tight to shore and structure with precise casts. Look for warm water on the graph and fish during the warmest part of the day. Check out his website for more on Steve. http://www.fishhunts.com. We will be making regular updates from Steve so please check back. Best of luck on the water this weekend.

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