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

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



We are holding our 2nd In-Person Members Meeting on Tuesday May 18th at the Coon Rapids VFW.    Meetings are open to the General Public and there is no cost to attend.



Special Notice:

Mark your calendars for the return with our 2022 Annual Banquet & Fish Fry on February 19, 2022 at the Coon Rapid VFW!


We will continue to update everyone as situation progress 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!


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North Metro Chapter of Muskies, Inc.


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

IMPORTANT: Our Annual Members Picnic & Lure Swap Meeting on Tuesday May 18th at the Coon Rapids VFW was a big success. Thank You all that joined us!



Meetings are open to the General Public and there is no cost to attend.


The previous April meeting featured renown Muskie expert & speaker Ryan McMahon, 2021 Chapter plans & events, 2021 Officer Elections update and Fund Raising Raffle; the 1st draw prize was for a full day guide trip for 2 with Ryan McMahon and 2nd draw prize a Simms Suit.


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.


3rd Tuesday of the month 7pm – 9pm


Coon Rapids VFW - 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd NW


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