Today was a pretty good day for muskie fishing....  I had a muskie hit a bucktail with a great deal of terror.  When it hit the lure the muskie came rocketing out of the water approx 6-7 feet high and landed over 10 feet away.  It was a real thrill on my part to see this happen.  These muskies can be real athletes if they wish.  I saw something like this about 20 years ago when one I hooked came flying out of the water in a perfect arch higher than my head, how exciting.  I hope things like this never disappoint me.  Great Day!!!  Made my client happy also just to be able to see it happen.


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Fall Muskie Tournament
October 2-3-4

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Pelican Inn
Hickory Grove Resort
Indian Hill Resort

Stillwater Resort

Goody's Resort

Sunflower Resort

Anglers Resort

Berryland RV Park

Clearlight Inn
Willow Winds
Local Marinas

Nemo Bridge Marina
State Park Marina

Harbor Marina

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(417) 282-6341

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Located In The Missouri Ozarks
On Lake Pomme De Terre
Home 417-993-0035  Cell 816-225-3519  

Check the top of the Pictures page for more muskies caught

Mike Neeley and Tim Spohn with their rare two muskies caught at the same time.

This 36 was caught on 9-25-15     

Kerry Lytle holding a muskie caught by his
fishing buddy.  42" of fighting muskie 9-25

Michael Darpel 39.5  9-20-15      

This is me with the 39.5" leaper on 9-24-15

Me with a 38" one of two on this date  9-18   

       Cathy Stambaugh with 39.5 on
                 Held by her husband Gerry

Eric Curnutte with a 39" 9-17-15       

10 Minutes later Lewis Thomas with a 37"

 Pomme de Terre is located in SW Missouri,
An hour north of Springfield, Mo.
  2 hours south of Kansas City, Mo.
3 hours west of St. Louis, Mo.

Whole & Half Day
Muskie Hunts Available

I want your trip to Pomme de Terre to be very enjoyable, why? because I want your return business.  We will start the day by casting and then by trolling in the afternoon.  If you wish to troll all day, or if you would rather cast, both are fine with me.  We will do the type of fishing that suits you best.  Muskies, like all fish, are unpredictable and if a poor day happens because of the weather or just a bad fishing day we can make arrangements for another trip at a reduced fee.

For your day on the water you will need the following equipment:  current Missouri fishing license, rain gear (if necessary), beverages (I supply free bottled water) (each boat has a cooler), lunch if you wish to eat or we can stop and get something at a marina (one marina offers call in service for lunches)( time spent for lunch does not count against fishing time), snacks if you wish, make sure you have the appropriate clothing for the time of the year or current weather conditions.  You can bring your own fishing equipment, don't have muskie tackle--I do--for you to use, one rule though - lose a lure - you have to replace it, sorry, but those things are very expensive, life jacket, but make sure that you limit the amount of tackle due to space limitations in boats.  Donít forget your camera to take that picture of your muskie.  I provide a check liston this website, print it out and use it.  If you think of something that should be added let me know I am always trying to improve the service to you and everyone else.  No alcohol, while in the boat, please.

1. A 21' Charger Bass Boat, very comfortable to fish out of, a very smooth ride on the water. The boat is powered by a 300 HP Johnson engine and has a 74 Lb. of thrust Minn Kota trolling motor.  Getting anywhere on the lake in a short amount of time is no problem.  Also in the boat is a Frabil Big Kahuna net to land your muskie.    

2. A 24' Pontoon boat if you would just like to troll.  Casting is also available from the pontoon depending on the number in the party. On the pontoon there is ample room to get up and move about.  There is also some shelter from the sun and the rain if the need is there.

On both boats I provide free bottled water, each boat has a cooler for your use.

Member of the Executive Board Of Muskies, Inc.
a 6,500 member muskie fishing organization, helping to build muskie
fishing and muskie fishermen/women.

Treasurer of the Pomme de Terre Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Newsletter Editor for the Pomme de Terre Chapter of Muskies, Inc.
Webmaster for the Pomme de Terre Chapter of Muskies, Inc.
Fishing Reports for the Kansas City Star Newspaper
Fishing Reports For Several On-Line Fishing Sites


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New Information

For Sale:
  I am offering for sale: leaders,  4' trolling leaders 80# Seaguar Fluorocarbon with 100# snaps and swivels for $5.00 each.  Casting leaders 9" 80# Seaguar Fluorocarbon with 100# snaps and swivels for $2.50 each.  If you wish a custom length just let me know.  Check the prices at muskyshop.com, over $6.00 for their leaders and that is just 30".

Guide Honors

2nd Place Friday 2012 Tournament
2012 Tournament Big Muskie
2nd Place Sat/Sun 2012 Tournament

Winner Prime Time Outing 2011
Second Place 2010 Tournament
Most Muskies Caught In 2010 Tournament
First Place 3 Lure Outing 2010
Winner 2009 Tournament
2009 Tournament Big Muskie



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