2 Different State Record Musky Have Been Caught This Month (Maryland & West Virginia)

Two state record musky have been caught so far this month. The first, a 51-pound muskellunge caught in West Virginia, and the second, a 32 pounder pulled from the Potomac River in Maryland. In less but still exciting news, Karl’s Bait & Tackle is now selling premier musky gear at an incredibly competitive price. Load up on rubber, bucktails, and your musky jerkbaits this season at Karl’s.

Here’s more information on the two new state record musky:

Musky #1 – West Virginia State Record

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV — On Saturday, March 19, Lucas King of Burnsville, West Virginia, caught and released a new state record musky. He was fishing from the bank of the Little Kanawha River at a WV Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) public access site in the tailwater section of Burnsville Dam in Braxton County. The musky was caught using 6″ glide bait. 55.0625 inches long and weighed 51.00 pounds.

West Virginia DNR

Musky #2 – Maryland State Record

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed a Washington County man has set a new nontidal state record for muskellunge. Kyle Mullenix of Hagerstown caught the 33-pound, 49-inch long record muskie on March 2 along the banks of the upper Potomac River. The 32-year-old lifelong angler said he has spent decades trying to catch a muskie. Using a 7-foot spinning rod and live bait, his luck finally changed. 

Maryland DNR

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