How big do muskie get in Michigan?

How big do muskie get in Michigan?

How big do muskie get in Michigan?

Though not common, trophy-class muskies exceeding 50 inches and weighing more than 35 pounds have been caught in Michigan.

What’s the biggest muskie ever caught?

69-pound, 11-ounce
The official world record recognized by most organizations is Louis Spray’s 69-pound, 11-ounce muskie that was caught in 1949 on the Chippewa Flowage in northwestern Wisconsin.

Are there muskie in Lake Michigan?

Lake Michigan may be best known for its trout, salmon and yellow perch, but other gamefish species seem to add to the lake’s intrigue as well. Including muskie. That’s right muskie.

What’s the biggest fish caught in Lake Michigan?

Bobby Sullivan of Icebreaker Charters on Lake Michigan near Ludington early Saturday morning, Aug. 7, when he caught a Chinook salmon weighing in at 47.86 pounds and measuring 47.5 inches. “I never expected a catch like this would happen,” Martinez said. “It’s possible for anyone if I can do it!

What is the largest fish ever caught in Michigan?

On Saturday, Aug. 7, 19-year-old Luis R. Martinez was fishing off Big Sable Point in Mason County and ended up landing a Chinook salmon that weighed 47.86 pounds and was 47.5 inches long, according to Jay K. Wesley, Lake Michigan basin coordinator for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

What Lake has the most muskie?

Mille Lacs Lake
The world record muskie is currently living in Minnesota’s Mille Lacs Lakeā€”or so biologists think. In a recent press release, the Minnesota DNR announced that earlier this year they landed the largest muskie they’ve ever seen.

What is the largest salmon caught in Michigan?

Martinez, a 2020 Brandon High School graduate and township resident, hooked into a new Michigan State Record Chinook salmon tipping the scale at 47.86-pounds, 47 1/2-inch early on Aug. 7 several miles off-shore Big Sable Point, Ludington.