Welcome to the North Metro Chapter of Muskie's, Inc. Chapter 21

Stocking and Catch & Release is the Future of Muskies in Minnesota

 Special Notice:

 

IMPORTANT: Our January 19th Members Meeting has been CANCELLED due to Covid-19 restrictions and we hope to hold our February meeting at the Coon Rapids VFW.

 

The Governor's current order continues to restrict or limit in-person gatherings due to Covid-19.  We are in the process of rescheduling our Annual Fish Fry Fund Raiser to the Spring.  We hope to restart in February our in-person Monthly Members Meetings adhering to current Covid-19 restrictions.  We are working on the addition of a virtual component to our future gatherings.  Update your calendars. 

We will continue to update everyone as the situation progresses as to the status of all our events via our Newsletter, Website and Face Book pages

 

Our Purpose

  • Support selected conservation practices based on scientific merit and carried out by authorized federal and state agencies.
  •  Promote muskellunge research, establish hatcheries and rearing ponds and introduce the species into suitable waters.
  •  Support the abatement of water pollution.
  •  Maintain records of habits, growth, range of species and build a library facility for scientific and popular muskellunge literature.
  •  Disseminate muskellunge information; and, as an insubstantial part of our activities.
  •  Promote a high quality muskellunge sport fishery.

 

Our Organization

 

Muskies, Inc. is an Active, Service-Oriented, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization for men, women and children with the single focus of improving the sport of Muskie fishing everywhere.  The largest fishing and conservation organization in the world dedicated to the conservation of muskellunge.

 

Founded in 1966 by Gil Hamm, the original group of thirteen avid Muskie Fisherman concentrated on continual improvement of the Muskie Resource through rearing and stocking efforts, and sound conservation practices.

 

Today, Departments Of Natural Resources have realized the value of stocking Muskies. There are thirty-seven of the lower forty-eight states with active Muskie stocking programs.

 

Muskies, Inc. has expanded to over 6,000 Members and 50 independent Local Chapters throughout the country. We have become a national voice of the protection of the Muskie species. Muskies, Inc. is widely recognized as the first organized group of sports anglers to espouse the “Catch And Release” practice now embraced by many conservation minded groups throughout North America.

 

Today Muskies, Inc. focuses on three critical areas: Youth, Fisheries, And Research.

 

Fisheries – Muskies, Inc. works to conserve, protect and restore North America’s Muskie Fisheries. Areas of concern include habitat preservation, water quality, water management policies, and the development/maintaining of self-sustaining fish populations.

 

Research – Muskies, Inc. continues to seek out Elevate And Fund Research for local projects and activities that involve improving Muskie fisheries.

 

Youth – Muskies, Inc. provides guidelines and suggestions for quality programs and activities to educate our young members and, where possible, youth in general to ensure the future of the fishery.

 

Our Chapter

 

Please click here to learn more about our chatper.  Please join us and support our mission; you can make a difference!

 

Contact Us Today!

North Metro Chapter of Muskies, Inc.

President@nmmuskies.com

Please click HERE to learn more about out Annual Banquet and to purchase tickets!

IMPORTANT: Our January 19th Members Meeting has been CANCELLED due to Covid-19 and we hope to hold our February at the Coon Rapids VFW.

Please join us at our general meetings the 3rd Tuesday of each month, Oct. through May. Each month we have a speaker come in and the topics vary from local metro area tactics to the basics of reel cleaning. We also have a rod and reel raffle and lure raffle. You DO NOT need to be a member to attend our general meetings.

When:

3rd Tuesday of the month 7pm – 9pm

Where:

Coon Rapids VFW - 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd NW

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