When you Google “Muskie Fishing Videos,” a whole plethora of videos pop up. From “Musky Fishing 101: All You Need To Know About the Fish Of 10,000 Casts” to “Crazy Boat-Side Muskie Strikes,” there are a ton of videos posted about the strong fighter, muskellunge.
So, what are some great ones?
Here are a few that you can add to your watch list. Enjoy!
Muskie Fishing Videos For Beginners
Muskie Fishing for Beginners – Part 1 of ?? Release Tools is the perfect introduction to muskie fishing, starting you from the ground – up. Getting Crushed TV kicks off its four-part series with a tackle-packing list, so you’re not left surprised and up a creek before your first outing even gets started.
You can easily progress to the rest of the series, which takes you through different lures and techniques for the best approach :
Giant Quest has put together a Musky Trolling Tutorial to give you an overview of techniques used to catch musky. It’s not as exciting as some of the other videos, but it really gets into how to find your catch and some basics of landing, clearing, and releasing.
Orvis takes you through what you need to get started chasing muskies fly-fishing-style in their Video Pro Tip: How to Rig Line and Leader for Muskies. Kip Vieth of Wildwood Float Trips shows you what kinds of lines to use and how he builds a leader to cast big flies, deal with a toothy quarry, and handle a big fight. If you’re after these giants on the fly.
Bennett Marine Video has put together another good all-around video full of tips coming from Lake Saint Clair, where the largest population of muskies in the world resides. Captain Frank Piku takes you through an exciting lesson that will teach you the best ways to hook up muskies on a variety of lures using a variety of approaches in How to Catch the Big Muskies.
Taking Muskie Fishing Videos to the Next Level
Monster Muskies in Weeds is a good introduction to muskie lures and hardware. This video isn’t just about the big one highlights. It takes you all the way from tackle selection, to testing the fish, and some great landing techniques. Linder’s Angling Edge shows you how to experiment and find out how individual lures have unique triggering characteristics which get muskies in the weeds to bite.
Still want more? Leave it to Bass Pro Shops to bring you an in-depth tutorial focusing on one technique at a time. Musky fishing: Walking the Dog tells you exactly what you need to know to perform Walk the Dog, working a topwater lure that has side to side action for muskies with both a slow and high speed retrieve reel.
Though a bit of a longer watch, Musky Fishing with Bucktails produces BIG Fish takes you all through the power of bucktails in the sport of muskie fishing. Keyes Outdoors Musky Hunting Adventures shows you size of bucktails and when is the proper time to use them, then goes so far as to break things down into seasons. Color, size, shapes, and speed make all the difference in success when fishing for this fish of 10,000 casts. This is a must-watch, well-directed, educational video put together with big wins, and sad losses.
Fun To Watch Muskie Fishing Videos
Topwater Muskie Fishing Close Calls And Amazing Strikes starts off a little slow, but if you can hold on ‘till around the 1:00 mark, you’ll start to witness a couple of great topwater strikes. Chris Munchow even slows it down a bit for us to see just how powerful a strike this bulldog of a fish has!
In Why We Musky Fish – 2018 Highlight Video, Burning Eights make you believe all you’re going to see are teasers of anglers just hooking the big dude, but as suspense builds, they finally allow you the satisfaction of a landing, and a peek at the prize is well worth the wait. It only gets better from there. This is a must see!
Muskie Fishing – CHAOS TACKLE – PREDATOR NATION has most certainly been put together by Tea Predator Nation for the purpose of highlighting what the Chaos Tackle Madussa can accomplish, but if you’re looking to get your off-season jollies by looking at an overwhelming array of striking muskie pictures, check this one out!
Whoops! Sometimes the fish just surprise you! Mark Daniels Jr. hooked what he thought was a giant smallmouth, but he soon realized he had hooked into a massive muskie on the final day of the Advance Auto Parts Bassmaster Elite on Lake St. Clair. It’s amusing to watch, as he’s not even quite sure how to handle the giant in the video.
Animal Planet heads to Canada with Jeremy Wade to film a shoot on River Monsters. He heads out in pursuit of the elusive muskie, but his confidence as an expert angler takes a hit as he’s faced with one of the greatest challenges and most extraordinary catches of his life in Canadian Horrors – How to Catch a Muskie.
As a final video to round out this list, although it may not be specifically about Muskie, you can see Major League Fishing Pro, Dave Lefebre, holding up a solid Chautauqua Lake Muskie in ANGLR’s video below!