This event will be held at West Branch Reservoir on May 4th and 5th for OHMC members and their guests. Registration will be held in the state campground at site 191. You can pre-register Friday night from 6-8:30 pm. Registration Saturday morning will be held from 6 am-8 am at site 191. Fishing will begin at 7 am Saturday morning, ending at 3 pm Sunday. Fish MUST be turned in by 3:30 pm, NO later, at the parking lot next to the camping office.
If anyone misses registration or can just fish Sunday, please get hold of a trustee or board member. The club will be monitoring channel 68 on the radio. There will be a steak dinner at site 191 Saturday night at 7 pm. If you would like to purchase a steak ($12), please contact Jeff Ferjutz no later then April 27th by calling, texting or FB message, 440-478-7838. Please bring a covered dish for the dinner if you can.
After the dinner, we will have the clubs raffles.
Entry fee for this event is $15, there will also be a $5 Big Fish pool.
In 2018, there were 917 muskies posted in the Muskie Angler Log from West Branch, the number 1 lake in Ohio. Plus 15% were over 42″ in length.
Hope to see you there!
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We are just starting out so it will take a bit to build the page but sharing your photos with us of your recent catch, a day on the lake, or your favorite lure to use on Ohio waters will help us build our content and grow our following! Don’t have instagram but still want us to share your photos? Send them to MB.OHMC@gmail.com
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The Ohio Huskie Muskie Club will be kicking off the 2019 Summer Contest Raffle at the Ohio Musky Show January 11th thru January 13th. The prize will include a one week stay at the Studio Cabin donated by Leesville North Fork Marina. Newly remodeled (see pictures below), the cabin is a great home base to chase Leesville’s muskies. While fishing, you will be able to cast to your heart’s content with a custom rod built by Excalibur Rodworks’ Fred Lederer. Check out the pictures below, the rod is built on a St. Croix blank with the finest components. The rod will be perfect for jerk baits and jigging and is equipped with a Calcutta 400 B reel spooled with 80# Power Pro line. To store those jerk baits and Bondy baits, you will have a fantastic tackle box built by Muskie Train’s Mike Mordas. The box is perfect for storing all size baits and is built to give you a view of everything in the box at one time. By the time you receive your prize, the tackle box will be full of new lures from a wide selection of great lure manufacturers. To measure your giant, you will also receive a brand new bump board from the folks at MuskieBumper, the best boards out there. Finally, to keep you cool and hydrated during those hot summer days, you will have a Yeti cooler to keep sandwiches, drinks and snacks cool and fresh donated by InCom Supply of Pittsburgh. The retail value of this grand prize easily exceeds $2,000. Tickets will be $20 each or 3 for $50.
OHMC has come up with an unbelievable raffle starting with the Ohio Muskie Show and extending on to our Summer Contest. The drawing will be July 12, 2015 and the winner need not be present to win.
The centerpiece of the raffle is a custom built St. Croix rod built by OHMC Trustee Robert Neville. The rod is built on a St. Croix SlingBlade blank with only the highest quality components. Check out the custom handle, wraps and guides in the pictures with this post. The pictures show the custom rod next to a standard St. Croix Slingblade rod. You need to see the rod in person to fully appreciate the craftsmanship.
The rod is paired with a Calcutta 400B reel spooled with 80# Power Pro line.
With the rod and reel comes a Lexan Big Bait Tackle Box built by Mike Mordas including 10 fish catching muskie baits. The 10 baits included will have at least one bait built by Ed Latiano and a couple of others with teeth marks in them.
Finally to give the winner a even better chance to catch a muskie, the raffle includes a full one week stay in a cottage at South Fork Marina on Leesville Lake.
No matter what week you choose in 2015 or 2016, you can rest after a hard day of fishing in air conditioned comfort on new queen mattress beds while watching a dvd of your fishing highlights.
The value of this package is $2,000. Tickets are only $20 each or 3 for $50.