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or mus·ky  (mŭs′kē)
n. pl. mus·kies
The muskellunge.
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(Animals) Canadian an informal name for the muskellunge


(Biography) Edmund (Sixtus). 1914–96, US Democratic politician: Governor of Maine (1955–59): senator for Maine (1959–80): Secretary of State (1980–81)
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(ˈmʌs kəˌlʌndʒ)

n., pl. -lung•es, (esp. collectively) -lunge.
a large pike, Esox masquinongy, of the Great Lakes and Mississippi drainage.
[1780–90, Amer.; < Canadian French maskinongé < Ojibwa ma·skino·še·, ma·škino·še·]
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"There's still no other lake I'd rather fish for muskies," he says.
I know for sure that soon we will see muskies measuring more than 55 inches.
The Lakers' departure for Los Angeles in 1960 left the state bereft of professional basketball until 1967, when the upstart American Basketball Association (ABA) placed a club known as the Minnesota Muskies in the Twin Cities.
After we obtain milt and eggs from these large fish, the fish culturists return the muskies to the water unharmed.
Walleyes and muskies are types of fresh water fish found in North America.
The lake itself is an excellent warm-water fishery that is home to one of the state's most popular species - largemouth bass - and the region's most sought-after species - tiger muskies and northern pike.
The Tiger Muskies at the Limon Fish Farm grew at a much faster rate than the Division of Wildlife (DOW) had predicted in November.
Using vintage magazine and calendar art of typical northwoods scenes, photos of campers, hunters and fishers, circa 1930s-'50s, and illustrations of moose, beavers and muskies, the menu easily mixes nostalgia and current cocktail trends.
The sunken logs that break shearpins and provide lairs for muskies and walleyes.
Science into Action--As predators like pike and muskies get larger, the average size of prey in their diet also gets larger.
If you intend to release members of the pike family (including muskies, pickerel and northern pike) it's best to keep the fish in the water when removing the hook or measuring the fish.
He also joined several fishing clubs including Muskies, Inc.