Hugo, MN


Bob Mehsikomer “The Professor” is a professional multi-species Hall Of Fame Angler and outdoors enthusiast with 13 world records. Bob has hosted Thunder On The Water, Simply Fishing, Simply Fishing Extreme and now FishnStixTV. Bob was responsible for the very first organized muskie tournament circuit in the world, the W.P.M.A., World Professional Muskie Association. Bob founded, organized and hosted the richest televised muskie tournament in the history of the sport, the Simply Fishing Muskie Classic, featuring a 100% payback purse of nearly $250,000.00. Bob organized and held the very first muskie tournament in Illionois. His world records include muskie, northern pike, peacock bass and lake trout to name a few. Bob has designed more than 45 lures for angler consumption for makers such as Strike King, Stanley Lures, Poe’s, Odyssey Lures and A-Team Tackle. Bob holds the honors of designing the only patented muskie spinnerbait in the world. Bob has devoted more than 40 years of his 64 on this planet promoting sportfishing and educating anglers around the world. Bob is a lifetime member of Muskies Inc and has been active in the organization since the late 70’s. Bob has produced more than 500 television shows, countless educational videos and educated thousands upon thousands that have attended his seminars across North America. Bob has been more than instrumental in the design, development and/or promotions of many products form makers such as Hydro Stream Boats, Ranger Boats, Legend Boats, Evinrude, Yamaha, Shimano, St. Croix rods and Beckmann to name a few.

Personal Best Muskie

56.5" 117 over 50"

Favorite Waters

Century Lodge, Osbourne Bay, Eagle Lake and Lake Of The Woods Witch Bay Camp.

Favorite Rods and Reels

Grandt Rods Diawa Reels

Favorite Muskie Lures

A-Team Tackle, AK-10, AK-57, Assassin-X, Roller, Avenger, Aggitator, MeOrca, Attack Dawg, Snoop Dawg.


One that floats... Bass style


Rollie & Helen's Tournament Champion with Tom Ralph as partner.


Lifetime Muskies Inc. Member