Pete Maina

Muskie Expert and Professional Angler

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Honey-do stuff with the whole family this afternoon... doggies supervise as we break trails, for walking, snowshoeing, whatever ... at our cabin.

My bride Esther Maina somehow manages to make the logging operation look good! Me, not so much.

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Dogs make good finger pointers

Sawdust and burnt two stroke fuel...mmm

How Lucky!! At least your bride is willing to help!! Took my ice fishing and she gave me that "never again" story!! Took her to a GA concert, the tixs were free, when we arrived, she asked where our our seats??? Do I need to go any further Pete??? Keep the family safe and well, things getting crazy in the Midwest!!!

Great job Esther!!! Now if Pete would just put the camera down and help🀣🀣🀣 Sorry brother.

View from my front yard this am. A little water left on the west end ... October 25th?

Anybody else have ice?

Climate change strikes again. Time to start getting the @clamoutdoors
gear ready.

#icetime #staywarm #whosaysfishinaintcool #whosaysfishinaintcold
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View from my front yard this am. A little water left on the west end ... October 25th?

Anybody else have ice?

Climate change strikes again. Time to start getting the @clamoutdoors
gear ready.

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Just curious where this is at? Im headed to northern WI in a week, hoping to get my boat in

Yuk. No. And I hope it stays that way a while longer

Just a light skin on, will be gone. Prediction is near normal temps later next week.

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I love the season change. Variety adds color to our lives.

No ice yet around here. (Crystal Falls, Mi.)

I cant wait to get on the ice my favorite time of the year first ice

Muskie season was far too short this summer!!

Thin layer of ice on my lake in Oneda county this morning. It is also a shallow lake mostly about 6 feet deep. I have never seen ice on it this early

43 surface temp yesterday on larger lake on 3 Lakes Chain

My son yesterday on spider.. Got three..

Joe Valentine Bryan White

Langlade county froze overnight

Yeah, bring on the hardwater season. I just got a new sled, can't wait to hit up big water

50 degrees next weekend means more time to open water fish muskies

Blockhouse lake park falls is 75% froze over

What lake are you on ?

Great view either way!!

Dam I still need to get pontoon and dock out !

No ice in Southwest Michigan

Ty Assell

Nope. All clear south of hwy 10.

Fall photos are the best! Especially from Northern Wisconsin!! Great Musky fishing and Deer Camp only a month off!! 😊

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Spring Valley Wi. This morning!!

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Successful catch and release, new article!

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Great job Pete!!! Need to spread the word. Especially after what Rob posted about a quick strike rig incident.

Good job man!! 🀘🀘

Miss your articles, internet is great but old school magazine articles with great photography I miss. Still out there but not the same. Keep up the Good Work!

Love your articles Pete! Keep up the good work.

Great article! And I have opted to take a pliers and bend in all the barbs on all my hooks. So much easier and faster to remove hooks. I will risk losing a fish or two in order to be able to release the ones I do catch in the fastest , safest way possible.

I am new to fishing for musky and have never caught one yet, but your information about what to do and what not to do, I feel will be very helpful when that time comes, thank you from a new lover of musky fishing

Pete, you're an icon.... Living Legend in American Angling...... and Fun!!!! Can't wait to read the article. Keep up the Good Work.

Good deal Pete.

Got one on a glide bait today. Didn’t want a sucker

Great article.

Always a wonderful message. Keep it up Pete.❀

Look forward to your articles

Speaking of nets, Pete, any recommendations for a lightweight one for solo fishing? We're talkin' predominantly mid 30's to low 40's class fish but the potential for a upper 40's one exists where I'm fishing.

Not sure if it was you or not but lettered up Amsoil truck and boat just went through Duluth. Good luck if your headed fishing. I'll be out musky fishing tomorrow!

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Couldn't wait to get back out in the snow... did some trolling this afternoon with friends Cindy Neurohr and Steve Salisbury.

We felt really stupid until we didn't... tight window .... we felt smarter.

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Couldnt wait to get back out in the snow... did some trolling this afternoon with friends Cindy Neurohr and Steve Salisbury.

We felt really stupid until we didnt... tight window .... we felt smarter. 

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Ice

Turtle Flambeau Flowage walleye. Great bite right now!

Sweet

Nice fish..cool hat too Pete 😁

The secret hat never fails.

Nice fish Pete Cindy and Steve

Not a hog by any means but a nice chunky Chippewa River muskie in the snow.

Eagle river chain today.

Solid fish!

Daughter first musky on a sucker!

True story feels really dumb when your freezing your fingers and then all that is part of the chase when a jummy ends up in the net

Gorgeous Muskie Cindy Calcaterra-Neurohr!!!

Mark was with us but not in the picture.

Nice muskie, congrats.

Nicefis Cindy Calcaterra-Neurohr and Pete, how big was it?

We were out on the chip yesterday 49x23 trolling 😎

Your a die hard Petey.

Here's a nice one that cal ritchie guide from birch dale lodge got yesterday on eagle lake

Experienced the tight window yesterday. All the sudden the fish woke up and started moving. Caught a decent northern after a giant follow and didn't check my line and the next strike a few casts later donated a medussa and leader. Hoping the fish was able to spit the hook

Way to Go Cindy, wooooohoooooo!!!!!

Nice catch

Lord know u want to catch a muskie so bad

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#SnowsbackThursday This was the Recon yesterday am as prepping to head home across Big Traverse on LOTW.

Fortunately the esox decided to nibble a bit as the storm came in! Anyone else fishing in the snow?
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#SnowsbackThursday This was the Recon yesterday am as prepping to head home across Big Traverse on LOTW. 

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Wow that is a commitment. That bay this time of year is no joke!

Looks like ice fishing has started

Wife loves fishing in the snow πŸ˜‰

A frozen Youngs Bay Nov. 2017 πŸ˜ƒ

Yikes brother! Doesn’t look like you had to fight for a dock spot. Coolest thing is you’ve got more stories to tell. Good friends, good water, good food and place to stay, .... fish on brother.

Got a very pretty one on a 4 inch on the ground day.

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Chad Parker

Deadliest Catch

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Trolling speed!

Is that Bucher's boat, don't think he fished out of it but a handful of times............deer hunting more important.

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