I’m happy to announce that Muskies and More Guide Service has teamed up with Favorite Fishing, a leader in quality and affordable fishing rods and accessories! @favoritefishing @Favoriteusa
News from the Lake
Exciting news for my customers!
I”m excited to announce I have teamed up with Panfish Plastics and will be using them exclusively for pan fish trips! The industry leader in plastics and home of the world famous Chigger Fry!
Now booking for spring Walk-In Trout
Now taking bookings for spring walk-in Trout trips. Enjoy the rural scenery that Minnesota has to offer as well fish one of the best Trophy Brown Trout fisheries in Minnesota. Bring your Fly gear or use my spinning gear. Walks are short distance so you will be catching in no time!
Trophy Trout Trips
Would you like a chance to catch a Trophy Brown or Rainbow Trout?
I am now offering “Walk in” Trout fishing on one of the BEST Trout rivers in the upper Midwest. I supply everything needed, all you need is your license and a sense of adventure!
Transitioning from ice to open water
The ice will be gone soon and I will be prepping for an earlier than normal start to the open water season. I have begun my customer list for my Spring Crappie special which includes 4 hours of fishing for 2 persons, only $150.00!
2020 Minnesota Governors Fishing Opener
Mark your calendars for the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in Otter Tail County, Thursday to Sunday, May 7-10. This will be the first time in the history of the Opener that it will be a county-wide effort in Otter Tail County, with Thumper Pond Resort serving as event headquarters.
New Regs for Mississippi River
Anglers will find a variety of changes in the 2020 Minnesota fishing regulations booklet, including new possession and length limits on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border waters of the Mississippi River. This is the first comprehensive update of regulations on the Mississippi River border waters in nearly 70 years.
The new border waters possession and length limits for most gamefish species went into effect March 1, and were developed based on decades of biological data, as well as substantial public input during 2018 and 2019.
“We’ve heard positive feedback about the changes from anglers who care a great deal about sustaining the high quality fish populations and the fishing opportunities on these Mississippi River border waters,” said Kevin Stauffer, the Department of Natural Resources area fisheries supervisor in Lake City.
The new regulations for the Mississippi River border waters and Lake Pepin include lower possession limits, and changes to some length limits, for walleye and sauger, northern pike, channel and flathead catfish, shovelnose sturgeon, crappie, sunfish, yellow perch, and white and yellow bass.
The changes are proactive measures that will help both states manage the effects that changing river conditions, invasive species and increased angling effectiveness have on fish. Wisconsin has approved identical regulations that will go into effect April 1. Some examples include:
- Walleye and sauger limit has decreased from 6 to 4.
- Crappie, sunfish, and yellow perch limit has decreased from 25 to 15 each.
- White and yellow bass limit has decreased from 25 to 10.
With the exception of minimum size limits for bass (14 inches) and walleye (15 inches) implemented in 1990, possession and size restrictions for gamefish on the Minnesota and Wisconsin border waters of the Mississippi River had been largely unchanged for the last seven decades.
Walleye opener in Blackduck Minnesota for 2019
For the first time in a very long time I will not be attending and guiding the Minnesota Governors fishing opener. Instead I will be heading to Blackduck Minnesota with some life long friends for a little fishing and a lot of catching up! I am really looking forward to it. Reports and photos coming soon.
Muskies and More Guide Service teams up with Shady Rays
Muskies and More Guide Service is pleased to announce we have partnered with Shady Rays, a leader in affordable polarized sun glasses. Not only are Shady Rays affordable but proceeds from each purchase of a pair of sun glasses goes to help fight hunger.shady rays link
Aug 22nd I will be speaking to the MN Valley In Fisherman club
I will be talking Muskie basics and strategy on August 22nd at the Apple Valley American Legion for the Minnesota Valley IN-Fisherman club. I have done this speaking engagement before and I am honored to be invited back. If you would like more information go to https://www.facebook.com/mnvalleyinfisherman/