Pete Maina

Muskie Expert and Professional Angler

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Gillespie sponsor shoot yesterday and today! Wes Paul from Johnson Pump with a great smallmouth bass. ... See MoreSee Less

Gillespie sponsor shoot yesterday and today! Wes Paul from Johnson Pump with a great smallmouth bass.

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Congratulations great catch

Slobasaurus 4 sure πŸ‘

Up in Greenbay?

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Great video! Just finished watching it--Jessie opened up a can of whoop-ass on you boys...

Used to be an avid fisherman loved musky fishing until my son got into ice hockey now I cant go fishing anymore lol so Iove watching your videos

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Very cool video! Awesome job Jessie Baker

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Got one and they are great.

Ha, it’s ok to throw the driver under the bus🀣🀣

Where do you get these thanks cliff.

Eric Lapointe

I have been wanting to get a couple too

water surface went down to under 70, checked bays mouths and weeds, no joy,, put on a headlock got a 47 in 14 feet on a secondary hump off a point complex,

Best. Of. The. Best. Lv. Them

Tough using the rear one on the rivers as well, had one snap off in the back when I got into current and went under a big tree

Cool! Need one! Need a go pro too - LOL

Pete, musky survival question and sorry in advance for the long story. Indiana water temps dropped with rain and a week of days in the 70s and nights in the 50s. Hit the lake before dawn and water temps were 76.2. By 1pm surface temps had climbed to 79.5. I was just about to call it a day when a really nice fish hit my bucktail way out on the cast. Fight was not as brief as I would have liked with 3-4 big runs. Net, quick unhook, no gill damage, light handling and immediate release. I could tell the fish was in shock, but after several minutes boatside, she swam off but stayed on the surface. I quit fishing and had lunch on the boat keeping the fish in sight. 30 minutes later she was still on the surface and slowly cruising. I trolled over to the fish slowly, and she saw the boat and immediately headed into deep water. Then, she popped back up as though she was full of air and couldn’t stay down. I decided to leave the fish alone, but it’s been bugging me all weekend. Ever see muskies do this before? Do they ever actually ingest air while in the net or on the lift out? Finally, is there a chance the fish survived? Hoping for the best. Thank you.

You gonna come down to Lake Geneva this fall?

Cool product! Thanks for sharing!

Matthew Tiedemann here you go! Great idea

Slam in truck door!

30 - 40 mph? LOL!

Thanks, Pete!

I love your sense of humor, e.g. most Muskie Fisherman are Anal retardive!

Hey Pete, one thing to let people know also, remove the battery when it’s on the stick. It will prevent it from overheating. Otherwise they will overheat in the sun some days and still shut down. Good post!

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Interesting deal deal yesterday as had a bit of a smallmouth window. This one and another mega whacking a Livingston Lures Walking Boss I topwater. So ... this got me thinking about it and I've caught my biggest SMB, LMB and walleye (even though have targeted all of them for years) while muskie fishing. Anyone else? ... See MoreSee Less

Interesting deal deal yesterday as had a bit of a smallmouth window. This one and another mega whacking a Livingston Lures Walking Boss I topwater. So ... this got me thinking about it and Ive caught my biggest SMB, LMB and walleye (even though have targeted all of them for years) while muskie fishing. Anyone else?Image attachment

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That’s a giant smallie Pete! I caught my biggest smallie which was 22” at 6 lbs on a Bondy bait jigging in 30 feet of water for musky!

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Nice fish Pete

Same here. Smallie on a WTD top water. Largemouth on a JB rattler. Walleye on a custom (walleye pattern) glider.

Not me but my dad caught his pb largemouth on a mepps musky killer last year.

Biggest bass was caught while Musky fishing. 22 inch 5 pound fatty Largemouth caught on a bucktail

Mommy 87 6 lb LM targeting Pike with large Daredevil Spoon

Same

Big smallies sure do like to whack muskie baits

Caught this 28 inch walleye last October on a 10 inch posiedon. Not quite my PB but a nice suprise.

Nice Pete ! I love smallies too. Got my biggest on Little Round by the bridge that goes to Big Round and the marina on County B, Hayward. Small minnow and slip bobber on 4lb test. 6lbs and and 23 inches. Fun!!!!!!

My biggest smallie and largie have both come on a spook.

LMB yes, easily over 7 and probably 8# on a pounder bulldawg.

Very very nice

That’s a tank Pete! Nice brother! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‘

My son Billy caught this dandy on a Mid Medussa.

24 in SMB on a bobby bait in door county trolling skis in November Between herder son's pt and the stack

Got this one while Muskie fishing !

Yep, my biggest largemouth (24 inches) came on a double 8 blades while musky fishing Lake Geneva. And my biggest smallmouth (20 inches) came on a 6 inch shallow raider while musky fishing on the Willow Flowage.

What a hog Pete! Big Bait= Big Fish

Top water poppers working well on the Oconto river. Little man scored a 18in a few minutes ago!!

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Here's a #tbt of dad Tex and John Gillespie
We were all pretty happy when Tex put on a figure 8 clinic ... this fish being the 3rd in 15 minutes.
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Heres a #TBT of dad Tex and John Gillespie
We were all pretty happy when Tex put on a figure 8 clinic ... this fish being the 3rd in 15 minutes.

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Nice TEX

Love it

Man alive, does Tex have the action on the musky shows! He is one hell of a happy hooker. I am so glad to see him living the good life. You are a great son to him Pete.

You get em tex

Did John ride him to reel faster? C’mon Tex...its only a half hour show !

Way to go Tex nice fish

Way to go Rex

Picture worth a thousand words....

Tex is the best! Next to you of course 😁

Sexy Texy, Great pic!!! Beautiful Fish!

Good job Tex

What a precious moment and photo

Classic photo Pete! πŸ‘πŸ‘

Congrats Tex.

Both have ear to ear smiles.

Nice catch! That deserves a Johnsonville to celebrate with!

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