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Fish for Musky

Best Fishing Waters - Muskellunge & Tiger Muskellunge
Muskellunge Identification
Species overview, identification, habitat, life history (Pikes and Mudminnows chapter from PA Fishes book)

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​Musky Fisheries Management Plan
⇢ 2017 Update
​Muskellunge and Tiger Muskellunge Management and Fishing in Pennsylvania

Feature articles from PA Angler & Boater magazine

Anatomy of a Predator
Coldwater Bite on the Allegheny
Fall Musky Tactics
Howard Wagner, Musky Man
Northwest Pennsylvania’s Natural Musky Lakes
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Musky Culture Program
The Fall Steelhead Run

Caught in PA

Don Balson with a 48 inch musky caught from the Youghiogheny River

Tom Swanson of Honesdale with a 43 inch musky taken somewhere in Wayne County in 2005

Adam Andresky of Gibsonia with a 42 inch musky from Lake Arthur