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Revitalized AMSOIL Marine Product Line Ready for Summer Boating Season

AMSOIL INC. has introduced a new AMSOIL 25W-40 Synthetic-Blend Marine Engine Oil to round out the family of AMSOIL marine products. The 25W-40 Synthetic-Blend Marine Engine Oil is specifically designed for Mercury* motors that specify a synthetic-blend oil. The company … Continue reading

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Are We Pushing Safe Fish Handling Too Hard?

One of my favorite comments to hear from someone – is that catch and release – and handling information offered-up – has had positive effects… especially-so, if it resulted in saving a fish! Something I’ve long wrestled with regarding catch … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Vacation with Pete

This year we are holding a Veteran’s Vacation with Pete event in Walker MN. If you’d like to attend the vacation please click this link for details. We are also raising funds to sponsor veterans and their families — the … Continue reading

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Fast and Furious for Early Minnesota Trophy Muskies

  Pete Maina, is joined by Dustin Carlson and Dave Williamson, as they target September, pre-turnover muskies in the Detroit Lakes area in Northern Minnesota – using topwater and bucktails – with speed triggers!

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OFF TRACK: Pete Maina Hits Pennsylvania on Bass Pro Shops Tour

Pro Muskie fisherman Pete Maina is on the Bass Pro Shop seminar trail. Maina, host of “The Next Bite” TV show, held a seminar at the Boat Show at the Harrisburg (Penn.) Bass Pro Shop, Jan. 26-27. Maina discussed how … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Muskie Expo – Friday, Feb. 15 at 7pm

Don’t miss Pete’s seminar at the “World’s Greatest Muskie Fishing Show” – The Milwaukee Muskie Expo! Pete’s seminar will be on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7pm. For more information on the show, check out their website: http://www.muskieexpo.com/ and be sure … Continue reading

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Pete’s Tour Radio Interview Archive

If you missed any of the Pete’s Tour Radio Interviews you can listen to any of the show archives listed below: Buckeye Sportsman Jim Slinsky’s Outdoor Talk Network Region Bass Buzz AM1230 WJOB Wild Michigan Outdoors Radio More archives will … 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 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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The Maina Vent: Muskie Fishing Legend Pete Maina Shares His Secrets to Catching Big Fish

Pete shares some of his best secrets to catching big fish in this Outdoor Life article: http://www.outdoorlife.com/articles/fishing/2012/04/maina-vent-muskie-fishing-80s-rocker-and-wi-angler-pete-maina?page=0%2C0

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Pete Featured in Muskie Inc. Magazine!

Check out the latest issue of Muskie Inc. FREE online! Pete is featured in this issue for helping out the Youth Conservation Alliance. Check it out here: http://www.muskiesinc.org/indy_files/mimag.html

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On the Road Again for Muskies

Pete Maina puts the pedal to the metal in search of fantastic fishing on numerous lakes in northern Wisconsin. Riding along is veteran guide, Jim Hudson and muskie super fan, Rick Palmer. Lots of fish catching action and a special … Continue reading

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Leech Lake Muskies

Muskie maniac, Pete Maina ventures into the heart of Minnesota’s big fish country on a mission to connect with a Leech Lake monster. He’ll get some help from Lowrance’s Chris Meyer and longtime muskie buddy, Rusty Lilyquist. Catch this episode … Continue reading

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NW Territory Pike Adventure

Pete & Tex Maina and Esox Lucius expert, Jack Penny, venture 150 miles just shy of the arctic circle to Lac la Marte, in Canada’s Northwest Territory. Catch this episode Tuesday, Jan. 17th @ 1pm EST and again Thursday, Jan. … Continue reading

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Petes Appearances at the Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Free Boat Shows!

Pete will be appearing at several Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Free Boat Shows this year. Below is his show schedule and flyer information from each store. Stop by and learn some cool tricks from Pete! January 14-15 in Toronto – Store … Continue reading

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Learn to Pattern Muskies at the 2012 Journal Sentinel Sports Show!

Pete will be giving a great seminar at the upcoming Journal Sentinel Sports Show in West Allis, WI on Saturday, March 10th @ 12:30PM! Come see Pete at the show and learn to ‘Pattern Muskies’! Hope to see you there! … Continue reading

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New Season of The Next Bite Starts Dec. 26th!

Season 8 of The Next Bite is starting Dec. 26, 2011, meaning you don’t even have to wait until next year to see it! This season is packed with 13 awesome episodes, including the 100th episode where Pete, Gary and … Continue reading

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YOU could fish with Pete!

Pete and his new sponsor, 3D Picture Store, are giving you the chance to fish with Pete! One lucky fan and their guest will win a guided trip with Pete in 2012! To enter or for more information, visit www.3dpictureplace.com … Continue reading

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Pete’s Interview with Esox Italia

Pete recently completed at interview with Italian website ‘Esox Italia’. Pete talks about the ‘good old days’ of fishing and how it has (or hasn’t) changed and also covers proper fish handling and care. Check out the two part interview … Continue reading

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Pete’s New Sponsor: 3d Picture Store!

Check out Petes latest sponsor! Are these the coolest fish pictures or what?! Watch for a HUGE “Fish with Pete” contest they are sponsoring…details coming up very soon! www.3dfishpictures.com

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Hungry Hungry Catfish

Received this story in a recent email: A guy who lives at Lake Saint Marys (60 miles north of Dayton, OH ) saw a ball bouncing around kind of strange in the lake and went to investigate.. It turned out … Continue reading

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The First Maina Maniac! Kevin Bye

Kevin Bye was selected as the first Maina Maniac! He already had a few photos to share, as well as a quick bio. You can check out his page at http://www.petemaina.com/kevin-bye/! If you want to become the next Maina Maniac, … Continue reading

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Who says Fishing Ain’t Cool?! Pete’s Awesome Start to Muskie Season!

Could Pete’s week get any better?! First he makes Outdoor Life’s Top 20 Angler’s on the Planet, then ‘The Next Bite’ wins “Best Overall Fishing Program” from the 2011 Outdoors 360 Programming Excellence Awards! PLUS, he was one of the … Continue reading

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Pete named 1 of the 20 Best Anglers on the Planet!

Outdoor life recently put together their list of the 20 Best Anglers on the Planet and Pete made the cut! The list consisted of a wide variety of people – ranging from professional anglers to guides and teachers. Check out … Continue reading

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