Nicolet College hosts first of two musky seminarsSubmitted: 03/24/2018
RHINELANDER - Spring officially arrived earlier this week.

That means it won't be long before boats are in the water and fishermen are hunting for muskies. Nicolet College wanted to help prepare fisherman with a musky seminar.

On Saturday, the college hosted the first of two seminar sessions. Seven speakers covered every thing from fishing fundamentals to choosing the right musky lures.

Mark England helped organize the event.

"We have a lot of area professionals and guides and even some employees at the college that are very knowledgeable about musky fishing that gave up their time today to talk to people about musky fishing," said England.

55 people registered for the event, which is more than the college expected.

One of the presenters was Musky Hunter Magazine's Steve Heiting. He said he was thrilled to see the turnout.

"It tells me we did a good job in lining up the speakers. We're able to meet what people are looking for but also that people are coming into the sport. It's always good to see growth in a sport," said Heiting.

The next seminar date will be April 7.

The cost is $65 for adults and $25 for anyone 18 and under.

Story By: Mark Spillane

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