Something that is strong enough to throw large rubber baits, but soft enough to work glide baits and top waters. I recommend a long rod, nothing shorter than 8'6”, however I prefer 9' or longer.
Above, what is a good musky rod and reel?
Best Musky Reel For The Money
Our Top Pick
Best For Bucktails
Abu Garcia Revo Toro Beast
Best For The Money
Daiwa Lexa 300HSL-P High Capacity Baitcast Reel
Abu Garcia Revo Toro Rocket
Furthermore, how do I choose a musky rod?
In spite of everything, what is the best musky rod?
St. Croix Premier Musky Rod
Shimano Sojourn Casting Muskie Rod
Okuma EVX Muskie Rod
St. Croix Mojo Musky Rod
What temp do musky spawn?
around 55 degrees
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Okuma EVx-C-931H-TB EVx Heavy Musky Rod, 9'3"
Blue water Candy 132 shark rig
Graphite casting rod, 9'3 inch 1pc. H
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Country of Origin:China
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High performance fast action blank
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'AAA' grade cork handle
Weight : 4.30 ; Line Rating : 8wt
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9'6'' Medium Light action 6-12lb line rating
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12-25 lb. Test
1/4-1 1/2 oz. Lure weight
Recommended for frogs, pitchin', flippin', small swimbaits
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Level wind trolling reel for big game fish in a variety of saltwater conditions
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HT 100 carbon fiber drag system provides powerful drag without sacrificing smoothness
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Durable, ultrasensitive rod with tubular glass blank construction. Max drag: 15 pounds
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Abu Garcia 6500 Ambassadeur S Round Baitcast Fishing Reel
2 stainless steel ball bearings
Multi-disc drag system
Compact bent handle and star
4-pin centrifugal brake
Synchronized level-wind system
Available in left and right-handed models
Four pin centrifugal brake system allows for consistent brake pressure throughout the cast
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Includes a bent handle and drag star, giving anglers a more ergonomic feel
Both sizes available in Left and Right handed models
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If you are looking for the biggest of the big trophy muskies, then you need to be fishing in the best musky lakes in Wisconsin, especially northern WI. Of course, there are other good musky lakes in Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York, Canada and more around the U.S. & Canada.
The most popular technique for catching muskellunge is casting large artificial lures that are typically five to 10 inches long, or longer. This is typically done while standing in a boat that is motoring slowly or drifting along preferred habitat. This technique allows anglers to cover a lot of water in short time.