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All about fishing for bowfin, longnose gar, muskie, northern pike, sauger, saugeye, sturgeon and tiger muskie in Wisconsin.

Listed below find information about these species of fish.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in Wisconsin

Wisconsin muskie

Larger lakes across the state of Wisconsin, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Beaver Dam Lake, Big Eau Pleine Reservoir, Big Green Lake, Castle Rock Lake, Chetac Lake, Fence Lake, Geneva Lake, Gile Flowage Lake, Grindstone Lake, Holcombe Flowage,Lac Courte Oreilles, Lac Vieux Desert, Lake Butte des Morts, Lake Chippewa, Lake du Bay, Lake Kegonsa, Lake Koshkonong, Lake Michigan, Lake Monona, Lake Mendota, Lake Onalaska, Lake Pepin, Lake Poygan, Lake Puckaway, Lake Superior, Lake Winnebago, Lake Wisconsin, Lake Wissota, Long Lake, Namekagon Lake, Pelican Lake, Petenwell Lake, Pewaukee Lake, Rainbow Flowage, Shawano Lake, Shell Lake, Tomahawk Lake, Trout Lake, Turtle Flambeau Flowage, Willow Reservoir and others.

Fishing for other species in Wisconsin



World record: 21 lbs 8 oz

WI State Record: 13 lbs 1 oz

Longnose Gar

Longnose gar

World record: 50 lbs 5 oz

WI State Record: 21 lbs 4 oz


Muskie (Muskellunge)

World record: 69 lbs 9 oz

WI State Record: 69 lbs 11 oz

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

WI State Record: 38 lbs 0 oz



World record: 17 lbs 7 oz

WI State Record: 6 lbs 6.7 oz



World record: 15 lbs 6 oz

WI State Record: 8 lbs 14.7 oz



Estimated world record: 1,100 lbs

WI State Record: 170 lbs 10 oz

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

WI State Record: 51 lbs 3 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Wisconsin, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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