mus·​kie | \ ˈmə-skē How to pronounce muskie (audio) \
variants: or musky
plural muskies

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Recent Examples on the Web Spinnerbaits used for bass start with 1/8 ounce crappie-sized versions and go all the way up to the 2 ounce monsters that northern muskie hunters throw. Pete Robbins, Field & Stream, "3 Bass Lures You Should Never Go Fishing Without," 10 Dec. 2019 The shoulder season for muskie almost lines up with hunting season, which explains why Swanson talked to me with bloody hands, while processing a deer. Ben Duchesney, Outdoor Life, "Early Winter is the Best Time to Catch Your Biggest Pike or Muskie on the Fly," 27 Nov. 2019 Kitzmann’s family has a cabin on the popular lake that has produced many big muskies in recent years. John Myers, Twin Cities, "Lake Vermilion monster musky is new MN catch-and-release record," 21 Oct. 2019 There’s a big muskie covering the front of the left shoe. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "My Cause, My Cleats: Lions players wear their hearts on their shoes in name of fundraising," 7 Dec. 2019 Minnesota Public Radio News said a nearby boater helped him haul the muskie into his boat. USA TODAY, "Lynyrd Skynyrd, ‘Breaking Bad’ beer, cheetahs, record muskie: News from around our 50 states," 24 Oct. 2019 There was just one problem: no muskies in the La Crosse area. Anna Groves, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin’s Musky Whisperer spills his secret: Thinking like a scientist," 3 July 2018 Some muskies are being caught at West Branch Reservoir. D'arcy Eagan,, "Lake Erie smallmouth bass biting around — where else? — the Bass Islands: Fishing Report for Sept. 13," 13 Sep. 2019 Faith Jolley with the DWR said the previous record was set in 2013 at Fish Lake when someone caught a 46-inch, 28-pound tiger muskie. USA TODAY, "Glowing rock fight, Statehouse stash, hometown hero: News from around our 50 states," 15 July 2019

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First Known Use of muskie

1894, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2020

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“Muskie.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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