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

Definition of muskie

Examples of muskie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, muskie are the largest freshwater fish in the state. Michael Hollan, Fox News, 23 Mar. 2022 Kyle Mullenix caught a 33-pound, 49-inch muskie while fishing along the banks of the Potomac River. Michael Hollan, Fox News, 23 Mar. 2022 An angler on the other side of the country in Minnesota recently broke a decades-old record after reeling in a large muskie. Michael Hollan, Fox News, 29 Dec. 2021 Southern Ohio muskie lakes include Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County); Caesar Creek Lake (Clinton, Greene and Warren counties); East Fork Lake (Clermont County); Piedmont Lake (Belmont and Harrison counties); and Salt For Reservoir (Guernsey County). cleveland, 7 Oct. 2021 According to the state DoNR, this fish ties for the state record muskie, which was caught at the same lake in 2019. Michael Hollan, Fox News, 10 Sep. 2021 Todd Kirby of Wisconsin caught a 57 ¼ inch muskie at Lake Vermilion back on July 23. Michael Hollan, Fox News, 10 Sep. 2021 So far, Pineview’s famed tiger muskie fishery is not in jeopardy, according to Randy Oplinger, who heads DWR’s sport fish program. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 Aug. 2021 Because overall body conditions of those fish were on the skinny side, fisheries managers believe the ideal muskie population on Shamineau would be somewhere in the mid-200s. Tony Kennedy, Star Tribune, 24 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of muskie

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Muskie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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