144 episodes

We discuss all things related to the lifestyle of hunting the apex predator - The Muskellunge! We talk to enthusiasts, guides, bait makers, lodge owners, and much more in order to gather and disperse knowledge to muskie hunters everywhere!

Ugly Pike Podcast Outdoor Journal Radio

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    • 4.8 • 76 Ratings

We discuss all things related to the lifestyle of hunting the apex predator - The Muskellunge! We talk to enthusiasts, guides, bait makers, lodge owners, and much more in order to gather and disperse knowledge to muskie hunters everywhere!

    Episode 179: Johnny Lubera pt.2

    Episode 179: Johnny Lubera pt.2

    In this second part of our chat with Johnny Lubera of Lubowski Lures, we get into bait construction and how to up your odds of hooking and landing fish when using single hook baits. This was a very unique discussion and one that will give listeners new options for spinnerbaits, especially fishing heavy cover, weeds, or deeper water. Points of discussion include: Bait selection approaches Singlehooks vs treblesHow to fish a single hook. Boat speed and rod type Bait c...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 178 - Johnny Lubera pt. 1

    Episode 178 - Johnny Lubera pt. 1

    It has been far too long since we sat with Johnny Lubera, maker of the famed Lubowski Spinnerbaits! Johnny returns and we sat down over some cool, crisp Last Light Lagers at our Brewery in Beamsville to talk fishing and bait making. Johnny runs a clinic on how to target these beasts and select the correct baits during the right times of year. Makes us wonder why we waited so long to reconnect! Topics include: Early season targeting strategiesUnderstanding fish bas...

    • 56 min
    Episode 177 - Angling Sports (Full Moon Friday #9)

    Episode 177 - Angling Sports (Full Moon Friday #9)

    In this Full Moon Friday episode Chris and Frank recap the recent Muskie Odyssey including why the guys changed the recipe for the upcoming Last Light Lager launch in May. Then John Vinen and Cole Bailey, co-owners of Angling Sports in London, ON call in to talk about some great deals that they are offering anglers looking to gear up for the season, as well as an EPIC giveaway that they are partnering with Ugly Pike and FIshn' Canada on! It is not long before the discussion turns ...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 176 - Steve and Danny Herbeck pt. 2

    Episode 176 - Steve and Danny Herbeck pt. 2

    IN this second part of our discussion with Eagle Lake guides Steve and Danny Herbeck, we focus on targeting big fish in one of the best muskie lakes on the planet. Steve and Danny conclude with sharing some extraordinary stories that speak to the special relationship between a father and son and their times together on the water. Points of discussion include: Approaching/targeting certain depths on eagle lakeWhat makes Eagle Lake fish hit boatside? What influences this?Herbie...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 175 - Steve and Danny Herbeck pt. 1

    Episode 175 - Steve and Danny Herbeck pt. 1

    Legends are rare in our sport but to get 2 in the same family is even harder to find! On this episode we have an amazing discussion with Eagle Lake ace guides Steve and Danny Herbeck! This season looks like it is going to be a great one on Eagle and Steve and Danny explain why and what to do to get your best chance at landing a famous Eagle Lake Giant! Topics include:The State of the Eagle Lake fisheryWhy Steve and Danny think this could be a banner year for muskie fishing&n...

    • 51 min
    Episode 174 - LIVE from the Toronto Sportsmen's Show pt.3

    Episode 174 - LIVE from the Toronto Sportsmen's Show pt.3

    The conclusion of our Live From the Toronto Sportsman's Show series is a whopper! First off, Maxime Gilbert from Zale Outdoors stops by the booth to talk about Costa Sunglasses to educate us on how to pick the right style of sunglasses with the correct lenses for various types of water bodies and times of day. Our chat is interrupted by a surprise guest from Chris' past - Taro Murata! Following that we are joined briefly by Rick Young, Manager of Anderson's Lodge on majestic...

    • 1 hr 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

You'reRicherWhenYouDrink ,

Saves you money!

If you’re unfortunate enough to get bit by the Muskie fishing bug, listen and stay focused on this podcast. That will give you a 1 hour reprieve from buying Muskie gear. ha

Muskynice ,

Sold your souls.

Show has turned into a giant advertisement. Can’t stand Frank talking over everybody. Biggest blowhard

Why do it? Not needed ,

Ugly pike podcast

Did not appreciate the swearing during the podcast.

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