Re: NANFA-- Man Fishes for Musky with Foot

Jay DeLong (
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 08:12:11 -0800

>Dan Droessler, a Platteville, Wisconsin, police officer was vacationing at
>Governor Dodge State Park near Dodgeville, Wisconsin. He had been dangling
>his foot in the water over the side of a canoe at Twin Valley Lake when a
>36-inch tiger muskie clamped onto his foot. The surprised Droessler, who
>wasnt even fishing (and usually does not fish), pulled his foot out of the
>water, and the muskie dropped into the canoe.

Tiger muskie-- northern pike/musky hybrid. That explains it a bit. Anyone
ever encounter a meanmouth bass-- largemouth/smallmouth hybrid? They're
aggressive also and have attacked swimmers. We talked about this a few
years ago I recall.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
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