Author Archives: Pete Maina

Christmas Wish List: Berkley Muskie/Pike Fluorocarbon Leaders

Berkley Muskie/Pike Fluorocarbon Leaders Save yourself from bite offs and use these tough fluorocarbon leaders from Berkley. A great choice when you fish clear water or find the fish being a little more picky than usual. The fluorocarbon leaders are … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: MotorGuide Wireless Trolling Motor

MotorGuide Wireless Trolling Motor MotorGuide now gives you precise wireless control with complete freedom of movement. Freshwater Wireless comes standard with a Wireless Foot Pedal, the industry’s smoothest stow and deploy, four remote inputs, built-in removable mount, rough-water lower-unit cradle, and an integrated … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Oakley Jawbone

Oakley Jawbone You gotta look cool and protect your eyes while out on the water. You can do both with the Oakley Jawbones. The Jawbones also come with interchangeable lenses, so you can get the best view in any condition. … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Lowrance HDS-12 Gen2 Touch

Lowrance HDS-12 Gen2 Touch Built-in StructureScan® HD sonar imaging, plus award-winning Broadband Sounder™ with DownScan Overlay™ and TrackBack™ feature.Personalized or built-in Insight mapping and optional Navionics® charts. View both at once in 3D perspective view, plus StructureMap™, Broadband Radar™ and … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Red October Baits Ninja Tube

Red October Baits Ninja Tube Go ahead! Rip this tasty little snack through the thickest weeds you can find. Burn it, watch it dart around and then disappear in to a musky’s big yap. See All Wish List Items

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Christmas Wish List: Mustad Pike Harness

Mustad Pike Harness Tied with Mustad Double Hooks 75 LB. test coated wire See All Wish List Items

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Christmas Wish List: Down East Rail Mount Rod Holders

Down East Rail Mount Rod Holders If you have a boat with rails, the Down East Rail Mount Rod Holders are the way to go. Simply clamp the rod holder anywhere on your rail system and it stays put. Don’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Bert’s Custom Tackle Rod Corral With Bert’s Track Base

Rod Corral With Bert’s Track Base The Bert’s Rod Corral Spring Lock and Load system lets you easily insert and remove up to 8 rods. Locking mechanism keeps your rods safe and secure in the heaviest seas and while transporting … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Ford F-250

Ford F-250 When you have a big boat like Pete’s, you need a lot of power. On the flip side, you need a truck with great MPG’s when you travel as much as Pete does. You get the best of … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Jiffy Ice Drills STX PRO II, Model 34

Jiffy Ice Drills STX PRO II, Model 34 Jiffy® 52cc 2-Cycle Engine – The Ultimate in Power and Torque. HTT – High Torque Transmission – Jiffy®’s proven heavy-duty clutch and optimum gear ratio, transfer more engine energy for additional torque. Stealth … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: 3d Fish Pictures Unlucky Perch

3d Fish Pictures Unlucky Perch The pictures you have to see to believe! 3D Fish Pictures are incredibly detailed works of art that will look good anywhere in your home or office! No matter what species of fish you go … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Clam Switchback Expandable Hub Shelter

Switchback Expandable Hub Shelter  Model: 9129Setup Size: 6′ x 8′ to 8′ x 10′ (expanded)Center height: 84″48 Sq Ft fishable area  expandable to 80 Sq FtWeight: 38 LbsFishes 2-3 expanding to 4-6 anglers – comfortablySuper-tough 600 Denier fabricFlex tested, extra … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Lakewood Products E090 – Ice Pack

E090 – Ice Pack Now 2.5″ higher to accept the largest tip ups! Gear pockets for tools also act as a third hand for restringing. Bottom pocket and Velcro securely holds up to 5 jig poles on side of case. … Continue reading

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Christmas Wish List: Tyrant Lola

Tyrant Lola The Tyrant Lola’s rotating head and tail blades along with the stationary mid body produces the vibration and plop that drives top water bass, big pike and muskies crazy. Simply cast and retrieve! Made with Tyrant’s high impact … Continue reading

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Bass Pro Shops Spring Fishing Classic Appearances

Pete will be appearing at 3 of Bass Pro Shops Spring Fishing Classics. Come out and talk spring muskie fishing with Pete!  March 1, 2013 Cincinnati, OH 5-9pm March 2, 2013 Rossford, OH 12-5 pm March 3, 2013 Detroit, MI … Continue reading

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Bass Pro Shops Free Boat Show Appearances

Pete will be appearing at two of Bass Pro Shops FREE Boats Shows. Come out and talk boats with Pete! Jan. 26-27 from 12pm-5pm – Harrisburg, Pa Bass Pro Shops Feb. 9-10 from 12pm-5pm – Baltimore, MD Bass Pro Shops … Continue reading

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Pete’s Gear: Tow Vehicle

A lot of people don’t consider their tow vehicle a part of their fishing gear, but it is easily one of the most important pieces of equipment when it comes to a good day on the water. Without a reliable … Continue reading

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Squirrel Launch Montage

Squirrels everywhere are lining up for a ‘free launch’…

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Pete’s Gear: Tackle Storage

Muskie fishing is much easier with a large selection and variety of tackle. All that tackle can be easily accessible and organized with these two products from Lakewood Products! Muskie Monster This is THE case you want if you have … Continue reading

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Pete Maina joins Ice Team!

Ice Team™ Releases Its 2012-2013 Pro Staff Medina, MN (May 29, 2012) – Ice Team™ doesn’t rest during the off season. In fact, we have been hard at it building the most elite group of ice anglers the world has … Continue reading

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Pete’s Gear: Accessories

Muskie fishing just wouldn’t be as fun without good accessories! Today we will look at one accessory that gives your boat unlimited customization possibilities! Bert’s Custom Tackle – 12″ Single Track System 12 inch track. The foundation of Bert’s mounting … Continue reading

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Pete’s Gear: Rod Holders

Muskie fishing can be tricky and even dangerous without the right equipment (both for you and the muskies). Rod holders not only allow you to have multiple rods in the water at once, they also keep those rods out of … Continue reading

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Pete’s Gear: Fish Finding & Trolling

Muskies can hide pretty well for their size, so finding them can be tough! Once you find them, you also have to stealthily move around to get into the perfect casting position. Let’s see how Pete conquers both of these … Continue reading

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Pete’s Gear: Engine Care

Muskie fishing can be tough, especially if you can’t get around on the water fast enough. You never know where the fish are going to be, so a good, reliable engine is key! Keeping that engine running smoothly is also … Continue reading

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Pete’s Gear: Reel & Line

Muskie fishing demands strength and toughness from all of your gear, but reel and line are probably 2 of the most important parts to getting your muskies into the boat. Let’s see what Pete trusts to get the job done! … Continue reading

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