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this summer im goin to wv to fish for muskie what pound line should i use and what kind of bait

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    this summer im goin to wv to fish for muskie what pound line should i use and what kind of bait

  • #2
    Musky fishing in WV is great. Check out some places to go, near the Tygart or the Monongahela. Use a large Rapala Husky Jerk, and some 15-20 pound test, trolling near shallow pools no deeper than 15 feet. If you're unsure of how to fish, pick up a book and do some reasearch. Musky fishing is complex, and dangerous for the fisherman.

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    • #3
      15 or 20lb test. Try throwing large spinners around weed edges and some large top water plugs. Don't forget a steel leader.

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      • #4
        In WI we use 20 pound and up. I use 30 pound. Big bucktails, top water plugs. Yes and a leader. Depth ranges. Caught them in over 20 feet of water before. Deep divers then. Mostly shallower though. Fish of a thousand casts.

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        • #5
          well let me know when your up here!!! ill be in wv with my dad all summer(when we arent in canada fishing) but ive never gone for musky. i dont really live near the rivers you can catch em in. but our part of the patomac has b-e-a-utiful catfishing!

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          • #6
            20 lbs. test with a leader at the end and a nice stiff rod that's still has enough bend to it for figure eighting and bending.

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