About Pete

Pete Maina is North America’s number one authority on Muskie and Pike fishing. He is internationally known for his prowess with muskie, northern pike – big toothy fishes! He is an entrepreneur, an accomplished author, photographer and TV personality. Pete has authored books, countless articles and educational VIDEOS  – as well as being a very popular speaker and “personality” at fishing events and sport shows throughout North America. Pete Maina was named as one of the “Top 20 Anglers on the Planet” by Outdoor Life Magazine (June/2011).

Pete works on product development and promotion with the top companies in the fishing industry, specializing in large-predator tackle and associated products. Conservation and “fisheries health” are extremely important; ultimately most important! (As well as having fun, so Pete’s goal is combining great how-to information/education with FUN, asking “Who Says Fishing Ain’t Cool?”) Realizing this, Pete has been a leader in educating and promoting catch and release, selective harvest, proper (most fish-friendly) handling – and simply getting folks excited about putting “Fisheries First” for decades.

Pete has appeared as an expert on numerous TV shows, regularly-so on the Midwest’s most popular TV show – “John Gillespie’s Waters and Woods”, as well as appearances on Mark Zona’s “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show” on The Outdoor Channel and Dave Mercer’s “Facts of Fishing” on WFN; and has filmed multiple muskie segments for Bass Pro Shop’s “Outdoor World”.

Pete is a pro-staffer and product consultant for: Amsoil, Bigtooth Tackle Co.Clam Outdoors, Livingston LuresCampion Boats, SeaguarLakewood Tackle Boxes, Savage Gear, Johnson Pumps, and Eagle Claw.

Pete is a popular seminar speaker. He speaks on a wide range of angling subjects. With his vast experience as a musky angler, this is his primary subject. If you are interested in hiring Pete to speak for your group, please CONTACT US for details.