I'm not sure about tiger musky but theres plenty of musky there, thats for sure. I've hooked a few while bass fishing but never landed them. I know a kid that caught a 52" musky while fishing for walleye back in early June of this year on a husky jerk. That thing was a monster!:yikes: Plenty of good bass also and decent pan fish. I've heard September is the best month to fish it for musky.
Yes there are tiger musky in there. DNR uses them for brood stock. check out the picture of the crappies out of there that they netted this last spring in my photos. Oct is best time for the muskys after turn over, all the way up till Nov. My son and I spend alot of time there. Great lake. Bigger the bait the better. Husky jerks are good so are top water buzz baits. Good luck.
Just a technical note- a tiger musky is actually a hybrid b/w a pike and a musky (see here http://www.michiganmuskiealliance.org/difference.php ). The DNR used to stock tons of tigers all over the state, but they stopped that in 1991. Since then they have only stocked purebred muskies. The only tigers left in Michigan are the rare natural hybrids. Hudson is a broodstock lake for the DNR's musky program, and does have a very healthy population of them.
D.N.R. told me they were. I took pictures of some of them. Compare them to the chart on the link you sent. I think you will see that it surely looks like one. Must be some confusion some place. I looked at the stocking data for the state and it says only musky. Got me? Thanks for the correction.
you'd be surprised how many DNR personnel I've talked to still call them tigers! It's kind of a cool, catchy name that is hard to shake. and actually very few DNR biologists are very well informed on muskies. They are kind of a "fringe" type fish in this state you know!! Trust me, the muskies in Hudson are not tigers because you CAN'T take eggs and sperm from tiger muskies and make baby muskies!!! Tigers like many hybrids are sterile!! It is really cool to watch those egg takes though, I've been down to Hudson a couple times to observe it myself. I'd love to see the pics if you got some!
I have downloaded some picks, don't know why it does not show a camera image on my posts. I do have an album on my profile page. This cool weather makes me want to get out there. Dad and I went this A.M. to bawbeese and got a nice mess of gills. Good morning for it. Hope you can see the pictures.
Seemed a little muddy or something.
We marked lots of fish in all sizes all over the lake to but no takers.
I lied, we did also drift with crawlers on jigs and still nothing.
Ill still make regular trips there just in case.
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