Fisheries Updates Feb 2021

Fisheries Updates Feb 2021

PIT TAGGING: Our 2020 PIT Tagging program went extremely well. We added several new  bodies of water and couple more people to our PIT Tagging crew of anglers. In total for 2020 alone we  tagged 86 Muskies and we recaptured an additional 21 fish that had already been...
Pit Tagging & Habitat Improvements

Pit Tagging & Habitat Improvements

PIT TAGGING: Our Pit Tagging program has grown substantially this year. Our DNR biologists have liked  the accurate data our taggers have supplied them and allowed us to add several more bodies of water  to our Scientific Collectors Permit. Allowing us to Pit Tag on...
Fischer Smith Personal Best – 2020 Season

Fischer Smith Personal Best – 2020 Season

  My name is Fischer Smith and 2020 was my best year ever on the water. I got my first 50 incher which was great. Last year I caught 33 muskies for 451pts to be the first ever National Juniors 17 and under release champion from our chapter. My Dad had got...
December 2020 Research

December 2020 Research

  There have been several recaptures of tagged fish recently. Eric Weeks recapped his son Joel’s fish. Kim Weeks recapped a muskie that was tagged 4/19; recapped 5/19, she recapped it 10/20. It had grown  2.4” in length. Matt Ross recapped Jeffery Dutter’s...
Junior Fish Fry – Cordelia “Cordy” Wright

Junior Fish Fry – Cordelia “Cordy” Wright

Congratulations Cordy! Cordelia “Cordy” Wright – Junior Fry Featured with the 2nd largest fish of the year in the  women’s category. Cordy and I went fishing after church on November 8, 2020. We had gone fishing the Sunday before,  but did not have any luck. Cordy...
Jake Weeks Musky Tale

Jake Weeks Musky Tale

“So I was fishing with my grandpa on Lake Wissota and I was throwing a cannonball junior and someone else was fishing where we were going to fish so we decided to fish on the other side of the weeds.  I saw a seagull on a log so I tried hitting it but I was nowhere...
One Fish, Two Fish

One Fish, Two Fish

The Board has been diligently exploring the potential of re-introducing a stocking program. Tom Riedel, Nick Brenner, Paul Gottwald, and Josh Rabska have been working with local fisheries biologists, rearing ponds, and 1st WI Muskies Inc. members to learn how the...

The Tamarack Island Lodge Raffle

The Tamarack Island Lodge Raffle is also underway. The winner will receive one week of house keeping for two people (Valid September 1st 2020 – ice up 2020). Only 200 tickets will be sold and the drawing will take place on June 4th. We are also selling raffle tickets...
Erickson Park

Erickson Park

Erickson Park Update The Fish Chippewa Access for All Committee extends its gratitude to First Wisconsin Chapter of Muskies Inc for it generous donation to support the Erickson Park Project. The money donated by the chapter will be instrumental in providing fishing...