Author Archives: Cody Miller

About Cody Miller

Cody Miller is an educator, sports lover and freshwater fishing enthusiast. He has over 25 years of angling experience, having fished just about everything from Kansas to Nothern Minnesota and Canada. Though he enjoys fishing for bass, northern pike and walleye, the "fish of 10,000 casts", the muskie, remains his favorite target.

Fishing for Northern Pike, the Wolf of the Water

This Christmas Eve post spotlights one of the most sought-after freshwater gamefish on the planet, the Northern Pike. In life only a few things are certain, death, taxes and that the Northern Pike are biting. These hard-hitting fish are the most reliable big game predator around because of their incredibly aggressive nature and ultra-fast metabolism that has them constantly on the search for their next meal. With some brief history, knowledge of where to find them, and what lures to… Read More »

10 Best Musky Rods for Different Budgets, Skill Levels and Situations

They say a craftsman is only as good as his tools. The same could be said for a musky fisherman and his rods. All the knowledge, effort and best lures in the world won’t mean a thing if your rod can’t hold up. That being said, here are my 10 best musky rods for varying budgets, skill levels and situations. The rods on this list will make sure that monster musky ends up in the boat, not smiling back up… Read More »

Top 10 All-Time Best Musky Lures and Personal Observations

Ugh, it happened again! You just spent four grueling hours on the water, and you got shut out. Again. At this point you are probably thinking, are these the fish of 10,000 casts or 100,000? The problem could be the equipment you’re using. The following are my top 10 musky lures – considered by serious musky hunters to be some of the best musky lures ever created. If you want to land trophy-size musky, you need to be throwing them,… Read More »

Targeting Monster Fall Muskie: Tackle and Strategy Tips

Fall is the time of year for the leaves to change, chili, cinnamon rolls, and pumpkin-spiced everything. Fall also gives you the best opportunity to land the MONSTER muskie (or musky) of your dreams. Throughout the summer, the fish of 10,000 casts has been bulking up, preparing for the long cold winter ahead, and they hit their growing peak in the autumn months. Here are some tips to improve your fall muskie fishing, help land your trophy, and give you… Read More »