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Steve To Speak To At BWMC Fundraiser Feb. 17
On Saturday, February 17, Steve will speak at the annual fundraiser for the Boundary Waters Musky Club at Recreation Lanes in Iron Mountain, Michigan. Steve will present his seminar, “Make Muskies Predictable.”
“The musky is considered by many to be the ‘fish of 10,000 casts’, but their peak activity can be entirely predictable,” Steve explained. “My hope is to show people how they can predict prime times to be on the water, whether seasonally, weekly or daily.”
Doors open at 11 a.m. and Steve speaks at 3 p.m. For more about the club and the event, click here.
In March, Steve will be in the Musky Hunter booth for all three days of the Minnesota Muskie Expo March 9-11, and will speak at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11. For more about the expo, click here.
Shoeder’s Marine in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, will hold its annual open house on Saturday, March 17, and Steve will be on hand to discuss fishing and Ranger boats. For more about Shoeder’s, click here.
Of course, March 24 will be the first day of the Nicolet College Musky Fishing Class discussed below.
For more info on Steve’s schedule or to book Steve to speak at your event, click here.
Steve To Head Up Nicolet College Musky Fishing Class
One of the most prized freshwater game fish of all will receive laser focus when the two-day Musky Fishing Seminar comes to Nicolet College March 24 and April 7.
“When you hook into a musky, especially if it’s a big one, there’s nothing else like it. It’s incredibly exciting,” said Steve Heiting, the managing editor of Musky Hunter magazine and lead presenter at the Nicolet seminar.
Over the course of the two Saturdays, 16 different topics will be covered, with instruction ranging from beginner- to expert-level.
“If there’s a secret to catching muskies, and catching them regularly, it’s putting together a whole bunch of little things and doing them correctly,” said Heiting. “We’ll cover the most important aspects with the goal of helping participants put more muskies in the boat.”
Nicolet is announcing the class now in the event anyone is looking for a holiday gift for the musky angler in their life, said Jodi Fox, coordinator of the college’s Continuing Education program, which is offering the seminar. The event is part of Nicolet’s 50-year anniversary celebration.
“There may be ice on the lakes now but spring will come and musky season will open,” Fox said.
Heiting will be joined by other A-list musky hunters also presenting at the seminar. Topics will include:
– choosing the right lures for a variety of conditions.
– understanding how musky movements change during the different seasons.
– live bait tactics.
– landing and releasing muskies that will keep you and the fish safe.
– mastering the boat-side figure-8 technique.
– understanding lake structure.
– weather conditions and feeding windows.
– musky biology, distribution and stocking.
– local and regional hotspots.
– getting the most from your electronics.
– selecting and maintaining the right boat, rods, and reels.
“When you can understand and then master the fundamentals, you can go out and hit the water and expect to catch fish, not simply hope that you catch fish,” said Heiting who, along with catching countless muskies, has sat in the managing editor’s chair of Musky Hunter magazine for 23 years.
Each day will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Northwoods Center on the Rhinelander campus. Each presentation will run for one hour.
Kids can register at a reduced rate.
“We’re encouraging children to attend and have a discounted fee of $25 per day for anyone 18 and under with an adult registration,” Fox said.
Adult registration is $50 for one day and $85 for both days before March 1. After that date, cost is $65 for one day and $100 for both days.
Each participant will receive a gift bag, lunch, and be eligible to win a variety of door prizes.
For more information, visit www.nicoletcollege.edu/musky. To register, call (715) 365-4544; 1-800-544-3039 ext. 4544; TTY 1-800-947-3529 or 711 relay
For more about Steve’s spring seminar and appearance schedule, click here.