In Minnesota, you are the Musky bait.

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In Minnesota, you are the Musky bait.

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Muskie attack? Girl, 11, recovering from scary encounter on Minnesota lake

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Minneapolis is home to a chain of lakes that have heavy recreational use, and are stocked with Tiger Musky. Bites on hands and feet are not that uncommon. Probably not a good place to let your froufrou dog swim in them.
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owie!

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Ouch maybe the Muskie thought the girls foot was a duck.
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in the water we are not necessarily at the top of the food chain.

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Here fishy fishy fishy...

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Can't help it, am I the only one in this thread that thinks of Ed Muskie?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Muskie
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This time of the year there are algae blooms going on in the water and visibility can be quite cloudy, simply a case of mistaken identity.

When my kids where little a similar incident happened at our family lake cabin. A neighbor girl was bitten on her foot and the bite mark was quite clearly in the shape of a big pike. My kids where terrified to go swimming until a week later my uncle had been up there and convinced them that he caught and ate the fish.

Both Muskies and Northern pike are very impressive fish, I've had them hang around quite close to me while scuba diving in the past, those experiences turned me off to catch and release or trophy fishing.

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