Quote #2: “So what keeps these guys going, throwing heavy baits hour after hour for nothing while waiting for that one special cast? Your average musky addict will tell you that one musky is well worth 10,000 casts. The long wait for a fish is part of the musky mystique, and anglers frequently talk of “paying your dues.”…..If muskies are so dadblamed hard to catch, why bother? Why not try for something easier, like trout or bass? Let me put it this way: Would I quit my job and move 2,200 miles to go trout fishing? What do think I am, crazy? No, it’s muskies for me. I’ve got the fever. I’m looking for one a little over four feet long with sharp, inch-long teeth that could make mincemeat out of the average trout. That’s right, I came here for one fish. I want one big musky. Some men want to be President, others seek the Nobel Prize. I can’t help it if they are short on ambition. I believe in setting goals high–I want to catch one of the ten biggest muskies in Vilas County this year.”
On behalf of the Boyes Group, I would like to pass on our sincere thanks for hosting the Muskie Madness Week and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at VBL and had a great time!! This was our 7th year on Eagle Lake and we have stayed at a few other lodges but VBL takes the cake hands down! You can definitely count us in for next year. I’m happy to see you post some of my pics, they turned out well. Thanks again Gord for a wonderful week of fishing and your stellar hospitality, you run a first class operation, we look forward to seeing you next year!