Mayfield Lake tiger musky progress report for 1992
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Mayfield Lake tiger musky progress report for 1992 by Jack M. Tipping

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Published by Washington Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries Management Division in [Olympia, Wash.] .
Written in English


  • Muskellunge -- Washington (State) -- Statistics.,
  • Fishes -- Conservation -- Washington (State),
  • Fishes -- Control -- Washington (State),
  • Pikeminnows.

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Other titles1991 Mayfield Lake tiger musky progress report., Mayfield Lake tiger muskie progress report.
StatementJack M. Tipping.
SeriesReport / Fisheries Management Division -- #93-7., Report (Washington (State). Fisheries Management Division) -- #93-7.
ContributionsWashington (State). Fisheries Management Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16948620M

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Open year around, there is an 8-inch minimum size on trout. All cutthroat trout in Mayfield Lake and in tributary Tilton River must be released. Remember, only adipose clipped rainbow trout may be retained in Mayfield Lake and the Tilton River. Currently the minimum size limit for muskies is 50 inch. Fishing Mayfield Lake. Mayfield Lake is located about three miles west of Mossyrock, and is known for tiger musky fishing. Currently, the record for tiger muscky is 31 pounds, but there are even bigger ones still in the lake! Tacoma Power stocks Mayfield Lake with rainbow trout, and there is an 8-inch minimum size when fishing them. Other fish in Mayfield Lake include. Tiger muskies first were introduced to Mayfield Lake in southwest Washington's Lewis County in to rebuild a local coho salmon population by controlling the squawfish that preyed upon them. Spokane County's Newman Lake received tiger muskies in to .   mayfield lake fishing report , mayfield lake tiger musky lures, mayfield musky map, other lakes around mayfield lake, where to fish for trout on mayfield lake. Forums > Game Fishing Reports > Washington > Lewis County > Forums. Forums.

  Caught this 42x20 Tiger Musky August 15th, Mayfield Lake. A 2 fish day. My first fish of the day was a 31x Both caught on a Ducktail Musky Thing. We .   Ben came into town and we had them dialed in like the good ole days. We boated 8 total, that included my new personal best " Tiger. All fish . Tons of boat docks may offer some likely muskie cover. Lake Tapps North Park (Pierce County) and Allan Yorke Park (City of Bonney Lake) are good places to start. It’s open all year. Mayfield Lake. This 2,acre lake in Lewis County produced a previous state record tiger muskie of about 31 pounds and is capable of growing bigger ones. Saturday, June 15th at Mayfield Lake: Chapter #57 Tiger Muskie Tournament: As this was a "Members Only" Tournament, 12 Chapter anglers met up at the boat launch about an hour past sun-up. Nic Full Report».

Extra-large spinners, spoons and bucktails can also be effective. The specific tiger muskie diet varies depending on what's available in a particular lake, so be prepared to choose a lure that mimics native fish. If you're fishing in a lake with a large perch population, for example, it's a good idea to have some perch-colored lures handy. They have been planted in Mayfield Lake since to help reduce the number of pikeminnows (formerly called squawfish) as well as create a trophy tiger musky fishery. Tiger muskies are voracious.   The muskies preferred “food of choice” are soft-rayed fish that grow to large size. Some states have used the hybrid to control perch populations in their lakes. In fact, the State of Washington has stocked hybrid tiger muskies in Mayfield Lake to control the western squaw fish population. There are other advantages to the tiger musky too.   Use in pond and lake management. A pond management bulletin from Michigan State University Extension does not recommend stocking northern pike or muskellunge in ponds. Many ponds develop populations of stunted bluegill, and adding more predators can help – provided that the right predator species is added. Pike, musky, and tiger musky tend to avoid eating bluegill when possible .