Episode #388 Balanced for Success St. Clair Muskie

Today the destination takes us over to Lake St. Clair in South Western Ontario.

After an early morning run down the highway in the RAM, Muskie are the target today as Charlie and Terri join up with Captain Jim Fleming of Drifter 2 Charters.  Planer boards are used for this shallow water fishery, and line counter reels are used to run multiple lines.  But with weeds always a problem, a helpful way of rigging can keep the baits free of debris.  Not all lures are created equal, but Jim has his own special way of making them produce more hits.  Balanced for success, this week on …Fishful Thinking.

Species:  Muskie

Tackle for Muskie:

- Daiwa Lexa 400 Line counter reels with power handles

- 50 lb test Seaguar Smackdown performance braided fishing lines

- Daiwa 7 foot Sealine rods

- 80 lb. test Seaguar 100% Fluorocarbon leader material

-  Heavy duty Ball bearing swivels with welded rings

-  200 lb test  Seaguar Threadlock High Impact braided lines

-  100% protection from UV A, B, and C with REVO sunglasses

-  Double hooks

-  Viking cut resistant NBR palm coated gloves

-  RAM 2500 with 6.7 litre Cummins Diesel engine

Special Thanks:  Drifter 2 charters with Captain Jim Fleming

Muskie fishing on Lake St. Clair on a fully equipped, all tackle supplied Charter boat.

Technique:  Tuning the lures to make them walk and dance to entice more hits.

About Charlie Wray

Charlie Wray has been host of the very popular TV show, Fishful Thinking, since 1990. Part of the success behind the show has been the very informative format. Perfect for both the novice and experienced angler, Fishful Thinking provides entertaining insight for all audiences...read more

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