Common wisdom says there are no muskellunge in Maine. I've heard this from many Northeastern anglers who look to Maine's pristine lakes and rivers exclusively for big trout and salmon. Oh, but they're wrong. As the old-timer who maintains the Baker Lake campsite would say in his strong, Down-East accent, "Ayah, the place is full of those alligaytas without legs. Useta be a dahn good salmon and trout lake, but not any mo'ah. They got et."