About Your Trip

We will be fishing out of my 18’ Ranger Fisherman (tiller steering), equipped with 2 Minn Kota trolling motors, Lowrance Electronics with GPS, and powered by a 50hp Evinrude E-TEC motor.IMG_2223

St. Croix rods and high quality reels are provided along with hundreds of different baits.

I guide by half or full day and I am very flexible when it comes to making adjustments to work around your schedule and the weather.

It is my ultimate goal to provide you with a safe and enjoyable time on the water and to teach you how to become a more successful angler.

Musky Mastery is a smoke-free and family friendly guide service!

This will include:

  • Learning seasonal fishing patterns
  • Understanding lake ecosystems
  • Lure selection
  • JiggingIMG_2300
  • Slipp Bobbering
  • How to use your electronics
  • How to identify productive spots
  • How to fillet your catch
  • Casting / figure-8 fundamentals and much more!

Things to Remember:

  • Wisconsin fishing license
  • Sunglasses
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Rain gear / hat
  • Sun Screen
  • Camera
  • Lunch / Snacks

Catch and Release:

Musky fishing is 100% catch, photo, and release to preserve this valuable resource.

Run and Gun Muskies!

Comfort, Safety, and FUN!

My Ranger Fisherman is the ultimate fishing machine and it is also very comfortable, with lots of room for storing your gear.  My Minn Kota Vantage with 80 lbs of thrust moves the boat with ease even in the strongest wind.  Boat control is critical to consistently catching the big ones.  I will share with you my secrets on this important issue and much more!

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Tournament Proven Performance

2008 Results:

2nd Place Finish – Three Lakes Muskie Classic Tournament
3rd Place Finish – Wisconsin Muskie Tour: Squirrel Lake Tournament
4th Place Finish – Wisconsin Muskie Tour: North/South Twin Tournament
Championship Qualifiying Team – Wisconsin Muskie Tour

2009 Results:

2nd Place Finish – Wisconsin Muskie Tour: Squirrel Lake Tournament
9th Place Finish – Wisconsin Muskie Tour: North/South Twin Tournament
Championship Qualifying Team – Wisconsin Muskie Tour

2012 Results:

3rd Place Finish – Pro MAC: Three Lakes Chain
Championship Qualifying Team – Pro MAC


Vilas County Musky Marathon

2009 Results:

5th Place (T) Men’s Released Division – Guided client Jim Piraino of Arlington Heights, IL to a 50 inch muskie on October 11th.  Congratulations Jim on your first 50 incher and an amazing season!

Jim Piriano, client with 50" musky