A photo of Matt Newman's catch

Caught By

Matt Newman
8/31/2015 11:30:00 PM

Guided Ron to his largest musky to-date.

Catch Details

Peavy Pond

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top water
3 ft. 9 in. in.
4 ft.


    1. Matt Newman 0
      Also, we were both so excited that we forgot to measure this fish. Ron is about 6'7" for perspective. I think the fish was around 45".
    2. Matt Newman 0
      Best part about this catch was that Ron was using an old spinning reel with old 6lbs test on it and a cheap leader. Just before it hit I asked him about the line. ...more Once I heard that fish hammer it on the surface I rushed to get the trolling motor down to chase him around. After a few good runs, she was in the net and Ron was holding his largest musky. After we watched this guys swim away Ron had an even larger one swing and miss 10 minutes later. Coming back next year for more Pat Hingos. For those of you wishing to make the trip up to Peavy Pond/Paint River, The Michi-Aho Resort is a great place to stay and Pat Hingos, the owner, and his family are all great hosts. Boat rentals available, which is how we did this trip.
    3. patrick hingos 0
      matt, 82 degrees today, need cooler temps. guys at the resort are catching nice perch 14 to 16
    4. patrick hingos 0
      nice fish, must be tne lower half of peavy
    5. Jeff Weathers 0
      Awesome fish! Bet it was exciting glad to see one brought to hand in the pond!
    6. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Now you can teach me a thing or two about that fishery!
    7. Tim Steinmetz 0
      Awesome musky! Glad to see you guys had some luck at Peavy!
    8. Christopher Pereira 0
      Sweet top water action!
    9. Dave Mogensen 0
      Nice job Matt, great catch Ron
    10. Scottie Martin 0
      Great work Matt.
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