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Smallmouth are still putting the feed on in the evenings... crayfish patterns casted tight to the bank side rocks in the current are getting the fish to come out and give chase... these fish fell for a rio liquid courage fly, which is actually a saltwater fly intended for redfish but makes an awe...

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What a smallie beat down this evening... not even an hour of fishing... these are just the ones I took pictures of... lost a few as well... biggest landed was over 20” and one of the fish I lost was just as big

Giant bass, easily 20+”... she ate a 6” buck tail streamer casting upstream in heavy current... thought it was a nice musky until she got downstream and jumped... what a giant! Lost a very nice musky on the same fly right after this as well swinging it down stream... it absolutely crushed it and...

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Another Decent one on a smaller 6” black/white buck tail streamer... it was a great fight to get him down below me into and eddy so I could land him... class 4 rapids muskies... gotta love it!

Musky action is on fire right now... lost the same smaller mid 30s fish earlier in the morning, then came back a couple hours later and waited for a boat to fish the area... got down to my spot and first cast the mid 30s followed again... that happened two more times so I changed my casting angle...

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Musky fishing is on fire right now with the cooler stable weather forecasted into next week. Fish have been eating smaller 6-8” single hook buck tail streamers and smaller 8” single hook articulated streamers. Natural Perch colors and black/white have been producing well as well as orange and br...

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Day time smallie action has been slow lately but early morning and late evenings the fish are getting very active in the faster riffles of the river. Smaller articulated streamers like double gongas and circus peanuts are getting most of the fish right now

Little beat up first cast musky on a river pig style fly in the heavy current ....don’t be afraid to get up in the heavy stuff when chasing muskies on the fly... fish them like you would Trout, hitting seams, deeper pockets and behind big boulders... this fish came out of a current seam as I swu...

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Got out with Michael on a central sands area creek this morning. Fishing was tough from 6:30-10am with hot weather and high skies to start the day. Fish were very spooky it seemed and not rising so we tried a stimulator and a dry humper but didn’t have any action till he put on a parachute flying...

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Guided trips for trout,musky and bass

  • My name is Ian Pence and I offer guided fishing trips for trout,musky,smallmouth bass and northern pike, in central, northern and south western wisconsin. I have been fly fishing since I was 15 years old for trout. Since then I have added many species to my list, with musky, smallmouth and largemouth bass, pike and trout being  my specialties. I have fished all around the country for many different species from Alabama redfish, bluefish and ladyfish to Yellowstone cutthroat, rainbows and browns. I hope I can share my fly fishing experience with you!  I offer full day and half day trips that are 4hrs and 8hrs long not including any travel time. I also have top of the line equipment, for  every species, for my  clients to use. Each trip will be tailored to each customers needs. Trout trips will be all walk and wade fishing in south western Wisconsin in the driftless area and the sand country areas of central Wisconsin. Musky trips will either be a  float trip in a very stable, comfortable sea eagle 375fc inflatable pontoon outfitted with a trolling motor on the Wisconsin river and it’s flowages and northern rivers and their respective flowage’s or the trip will be out of a 17’ lund explorer ss equipped with state of the art electronics. Come have a blast and enjoy some of  Wisconsin’s best fishing and scenery!   Prices are as follows....Full day walk and wade trout trip:$275 per person.... Half day walk and wade trout trip:$150 per person..... Full day musky/bass/pike  trip: $400 ($250 per extra client).... Half day musky/bass/pike trip:$250 ($150 per extra client).... prices include all equipment and flies....(all float trips limited to one client at a time, boat trips are limited to two clients and walk and wade trips are limited to two clients) .......There is a 50% deposit required at least two weeks in advance of trip to secure the date. (100% of deposit will be paid back for all trips As long as they are cancelled one week in advance) Prices do not include gratuity....You  just need to bring snacks, drinks,sunglasses,waders(if necessary; I do have some hip boots and waders available in limited sizes), rain gear(if necessary), a dry bag for your gear( I usually have an extra to use)and a positive attitude! Call now or E-mail us at to book your trip of a lifetime!

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