259 episodes

Every week we talk fishing more specifcially musky and northern pike.

Back Lash Musky Fishing Podcast Back Lash Podcast

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    • 4.8 • 208 Ratings

Every week we talk fishing more specifcially musky and northern pike.

    Episode 259 - Live from the Milwaukee Muskie Expo

    Episode 259 - Live from the Milwaukee Muskie Expo

    Engage with a fascinating roundtable discussion at the Milwaukee Muskie Expo in this episode of the Backlash podcast. Listen to experienced fishing guides and enthusiasts share their extensive knowledge about muskies, their guiding routines, and their insights from participating in various fishing tournaments. Learn about different fishing strategies, handling fish effectively, managing fishing pressure and the ethics of retaining a potential record-breaking catch. Tune in to a captivating discussion that transcends the sport, delving into personal views, the significance of personal satisfaction vs public recognition and the moral dilemmas that accompany the desire to set records.Enjoy anecdotes from seasoned Muskie fishing enthusiasts and learn about the tactics, tricks, and adaptations necessary for navigating southern pressured waters successfully. Listen in as they discuss favorite fishing spots, custom bait selection, and unique methods required to deal with seasonal changes. Discover the influence of high-traffic boat areas on fish behavior and how to adjust your strategy accordingly. Don't miss the chance to hear about often overlooked spots and how to break free from usual fishing spots and patterns.Get valuable insights straight from the experts about bait selections, fishing at different times of the year, and mastering the tactics of top tournament anglers. Learn how to read fish behavior, cover large amount of water quickly, identify the best fishing spots, and more. Hear about the importance of community in fishing and how learning from others can dramatically improve your skills.This deep dive into the art, philosophy, and psychology of fishing provides crucial strategies and insights for everyone from rookies to experienced anglers. Listen in to enrich your fishing experience and increase your catch rate at your next fishing trip!

    • 52 min
    Episode 258 - New Beginnings

    Episode 258 - New Beginnings

    Welcome to another riveting episode of the Backlash Podcast, where we delve headfirst into the intriguing muskie industry with our distinguished guests, Chase Gibson and Jeff Schulte. Listen as we peel back the layers of this unique industry, offering our winter-time listeners fascinating insights into what truly stirs the waters of the muskie market.Join us on an unexpected adventure in the upcoming Milwaukee Muskie Expo, and be part of our first-time attempt at a live Facebook Q&A. We also have huge news to share as our guest, Chase Gibson, announces his decision to pass on the Muskie Bumper business to good friend, Jeff Schulte. Hear Gibson explain why he's letting go and his ambitious future plans in the muskie industry.This episode is teeming with inspiring discussions about entrepreneurial challenges, life-changing decisions, and the fascinating mechanisms behind a profitable Fishing venture. We also cover the delicate dance of maintaining work-life balance in a 24/7 business operation. Chase's candid recollection paints a vivid picture of the perpetual juggle between work demands and the all-encompassing allure of life on the water.We delve deep into Jeff Schulte's journey, where he efficiently combines his love for production with running the Muskie Bumper business. Learn firsthand about the ups and downs of operating a fishing business, the highs and lows, and the glaring epiphanies that come with navigating the entrepreneurship realm within the fishing industry.Dive into honestly shared insights about the demanding Musky fishing industry, including its hidden challenges, promising opportunities, and everything it takes to remain afloat. This episode is abundantly filled with encouraging anecdotes, amusing stories, and forthcoming future plans. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of the muskie industry and meet us at the upcoming Milwaukee Muskie Expo!

    • 48 min
    Episode 257 - Andrew Schiera

    Episode 257 - Andrew Schiera

    Join us for a captivating episode of Backlash Podcast as we welcome Andrew Schiera, a battle-hardened fishing guide and veteran of the U.S armed services. As the founder of Veteran Guide Service, Andrew walks us through his journey from a childhood filled with passion for musky fishing to establishing his own guide service.
    Unravel the shifts in the fishing patterns of Fox chain lakes and delve deep into the changes brought upon by the revamp of the McHenry spillway. Learn from Andrew's expert musings on how these changes affect fishing habits and the growth of marine life.
    We also traverse the happenings of the annual Milwaukee Muskie Expo, a haven for fishing enthusiasts to engage, ask questions, and get tips - thereby gaining invaluable insights into the constantly evolving world of musky fishing.
    Further, join us as we explore the profound influence of technology on fishing practices, particularly the role of forward-facing sonar. Get a balanced perspective on the effects, potential misuse, and the consequential shift in the authentic fishing experience.
    Closing with a series of thought-provoking questions, this episode provides a wealth of knowledge and insights for both novice and experienced anglers. Dive into this insightful narrative filled with wisdom, exploration, and expert fishing advice. Tune in!

    • 53 min
    Episode 256 - Steve Herbeck

    Episode 256 - Steve Herbeck

    *Please note, the description below was AI generated and we didn't just decide to use lots of words to make us feel more important lol. 
    Welcome to another enriching episode of 'Back Lash Podcast,' where we invite musky fishing maestro, Steve Herbeck. Dive into Steve's captivating journey filled with piercing tales of health battles, lifestyle changes, and an untamed love for musky fishing. Discover Steve's profound knowledge of fishing as he shares expert advice on fishing schedules, diverse water & seasonal strategies, and exciting offer for eager anglers to join him for a fishing trip.
    In this episode, we discuss the impacts of a year of low water on fishing and adaptability strategies to such conditions. Get captivating insights into Steve's fishing experiences across Wisconsin and Canada. Learn about all dimensions of musky fishing, the potential effects of changing water levels, and varying fishing techniques across different seasons.
    For the ambitious anglers in our community, join us at the upcoming Milwaukee Muskie Expo. It's an unmissable chance to mingle with fellow fishing aficionados and participate in a live podcast recording at the event!
    Whether you are an avid musky fisher, a casual Sunday angler, or a nature lover enticed by mastered skill stories, this episode promises a first-hand insight into one's love for fishing.
    Get ready for a knowledge-packed discussion with the charismatic Steve Herbeck on the 'Backlash Podcast,' where we delve into the nitty-gritty of unique fishing tactics. From appreciating pre-season scouting to understanding fishing's weather dependencies, this episode is a comprehensive guide to successful angling strategies.
    Experience a deep dive into the world of Muskie fishing. Explore the art of the bait, musing on varied topics from identifying specific feeding windows for fish to using a bait successfully. Discover more on how to adjust strategies to pressure waters and time your activities for maximum benefit.
    Another fascinating segment of this podcast revolves around the evolution of fishing technology and its impact on anglers' habits. Navigate through great fishing stories, including fishing days that prospered despite technological glitches! Embark on a journey that gives you profound insights into the mind of an experienced fisherman and enriching life, nature, and fishing stories. It's a podcast episode you can't afford to miss!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 255 - Live from the Chicago Musky Expo

    Episode 255 - Live from the Chicago Musky Expo

    This week we bring you the episode we recorded live at the Chicago Show January 19th through the 21st. We want to Thank everyone who stopped out to see us at the show. We will do it again in February in West Bend WI for the Milwaukee Show. In this episode we have a guide panel and we have a handful of topics we discuss. Thank You all for your support of Team Rhino Outdoors, Musky Mayhem Tackle, and Back Lash Podcast

    • 54 min
    Episode 254 - Todd Young

    Episode 254 - Todd Young

    This week we have a great conversation with one of the OG's in podcasting, Todd Young. Todd owns and operates Muddy Creek Fishing Guides and helps with Fat AZ Musky Products. We have touch on a variety of topics like usual. Come see us at the Chicago Musky Expo January 19th - 21st. We will do a live podcast on Friday the 19th about 7pm in the Musky Mayhem Tackle booth. We hope to see you there. 

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
208 Ratings

208 Ratings

RevDev23 ,

Informative and relatable musky content!

The hosts do an incredible job of bringing in quality guests and leading them through discussions of key musky fishing topics. Their content is always relevant to the time of year and I enjoy playing their shows as I plan my next musky hunt.

Their customer service on Team Rhino Outdoors and Musky Mayhem sites is top notch too. Keep up the great work!

El ray gidanos ,


Help them

sinks93 ,

Guide recommendation

Just finished your latest episode on Michigan. If you’re looking to talk to another guide Jim from into the wild guide service is an incredible angler/guide and fly maker. He’s out of the UP and has a lot of knowledge on fly fishing for musky !

As always love the show, tight lines all !

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