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Celebrated Professional Musky Guide Pens New Book

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Celebrated Tennessee fishing Guide Steven Paul has penned his debut book, Next Level Musky Fishing.  The definitive guide to fishing for the elusive-but-coveted “fish of 10,000 casts,” Next Level Musky Fishing (Trade Paper, 306 pp., $19.95) is now available exclusively through The Musky Shop (

Paul, one of the country’s preeminent musky experts, is a professional musky guide, celebrated lure designer, popular podcast host, and internationally sought-after speaker and presenter on all things musky.   A third-generation musky angler, Paul currently holds Tennessee’s state musky record.

In Next Level Musky Fishing, Paul takes a deep dive into the world of musky fishing and explains the how—and the why—of landing these highly-pursued predators.  The comprehensive guide to musky fishing, Next Level Musky Fishing takes readers far beyond the basics of musky fishing and unveils never-before-published strategies that work. From the tenets of trolling to mind-blowing structure strategies; from incredible insights on musky behavior to strategically and effectively using technology; from the secrets of crankbaits to the demystification of moon phases, Next Level Musky Fishing has it all.

Intelligent, enlightening, and resplendent with jaw-dropping tips, tricks, and tactics, Next Level Musky Fishing shows, in simple but anything but simplistic terms, both how—and perhaps more importantly, why—to employ these powerful new strategies for landing fish.

Part reference guide, part instructive manual, part expert musky guide in a book, Next Level Musky Fishing is a wholly invaluable resource.

According to legendary National Freshwater Hall of Fame angler Joe Bucher, “I am certain that once you read Steven Paul’s Next Level Musky Fishing, you will become a more complete musky angler and learn something that could catch you the biggest fish of your life.”

Steven Paul is a native of West Virginia. He hosts the popular Musky 360 Podcast, is a highly in-demand professional musky guide ( and serves as Pro Staff for Livingston Lures, for whom he developed the game-changing Titan and Titan Jr. Lures. Steven is also the developer of a custom-built, handmade spinner bait from the Figure 8 Lure Company, and serves as a spokesperson for The Musky Shop. He lives in Tennessee with his wife.

To purchase an advance copy of Next Level Musky Fishing, visit or call: (715) 356-6011 or toll free: 1-800-453-5224.

Members of the news media wishing to request additional information about Next Level Musky Fishing or Steven Paul are kindly asked to contact Maryglenn M. Warnock: or (615) 933-5980.

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