Musky America Magazine November Edition

intervals. We work as a team so that if I get a follow and it isn’t my turn with the bait, I will nevertheless, run my follower right into the sucker. A good friend of mine caught his first Musky this way and he still thanks me to this day. I am not a big advocate of bait fishing because if you are not careful, the Musky can get hooked deep in the mouth or even in the stomach, resulting in a poor chance for survival. This is why the "quick-strike" rig is important. I have never hooked a Musky with this technique that couldn't quickly and easily be released to fight another day. So, there you have it. Go get yourself a bucket of lively suckers and up your odds this fall.