17th Annual Muskie School

17th Annual Intermediate & Advanced Muskie School

Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Waunakee High School

Complimentary Coffee & Donuts will be available beginning at 7:30 AM
Lunch will be served at noon and is included in your fee

$35 if paid before or on March 12, 2018 $45 if received after March 12, 2018 • $10 Youth fee 17 or younger
A $75 fee is required for rod building (due February 17, 2018) to cover materials to build your own muskie rod.


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Schedule of Events and Classes

7:30 Doors Open/Registration
8:20 Welcome @ Performing Arts Center
8:30 Pros and Cons Of A 50” Muskie Size Limit (Dan Oele-DNR/Scot Stewart-DNR retired) @ PAC

9:00 AM Session
A) River Muskie Techniques (Michael Hanson) @ PAC

B) Poolside Lure Demonstration-Tips & Techniques (Lee Tauchen) @ Pool
C) Opening Day Muskies (Dale Anderson/Matt Devos/Leif Spilde) @ Small Aud.
D) Humminbird Basic Sonar/GPS (Greg Fitch) @ Library
E) Rod Building-Part One (Al Hutchinson) @ Stage Workshop
F) Making Muskie Lures A-Z (John Eversoll) @ Room 1201
G) Spinnerbaits/Bucktail Tips & Techniques (Dewey Stewart) @ Room 1203
H) Muskie Fishing Basics (Duffy Kopf) @ Room 1204
I) Muskies On The Fly (Dan Small) @ Room 1205
J) Suspended Muskies Casting/Trolling (Chris Taurisano) @ Room 1207
K) Fall Muskies (Lee Bartolini/Jim Stroede) @ Room 1208
L) Reel Repair & Maintenance (Gary Liegel/Cory Steil) @ Room 1209
M) Fishing Oneida & Vilas County (Steve Worrall/Jerry Georgeson) @ Room 1210
N) Making Steel & Fluor Leaders (Tony Enger/Scot Stewart) @ Room 1211
O) St. Germain Area Muskies (Matt McCumber) @ Room 1213

10:35 AM Session
A) Go-Pro Photography & Muskie Fishing (Brian Skaife/Justin Blanchar) @ PAC

B) Poolside Lure Demonstration-Tip and Techniques (Jeff Hanson/Leif Spilde) @ Pool
C) Mercer – “A Season Of Muskies” (Dale Anderson/Bobby Orr) @ Small Aud.
D) Humminbird Advanced Sonar/GPS (Greg Fitch) @  Library
E) Rod Building-Part Two (Al Hutchinson) @ Stage Workshop
F) Lowrance Basic Sonar/GPS (Tim Pattermann) @ Room 1201
G) Women Fishing Muskies (Deb Bernaden/Kathy Bernaden) @ Room 1203
H) Wisconsin River Muskies (Mike Collins) @ Room 1205
I) Canada Muskies:  Lake Of The Woods (Matt Devos) @ Room 1207
J) Sawyer County & Northwest Wisconsin Muskies (Jim Stroede) @ Room 1208
K) Reel Repair & Maintenance (Gary Liegel/Cory Steil) @ Room 1209
L) Fishing Southeastern Wisconsin – Pewaukee/Okauchee (Mike Koepp) @ Room 1210
M) Live Baiting Muskie From A-Z:  A Comprehensive Approach (Steve Herbeck) @ Room 1213

1:00 PM Session
A) Lake Monona & Lake Waubesa Muskies (Jeff Hanson/Leif Spilde) @ PAC
B) Poolside Lure Demonstration-Tips & Techniques (Steve Worrall) @ Pool
C) Finesse Muskies (Lee Tauchen) @ Small Aud.
D) Guiding Northern Wisconsin Muskies (Jeff Van Remortel) @ Library
E) Rod Building-Part Three (Al Hutchinson) @ Stage Workshop
F) Lowrance Advanced Sonar/GPS (Tim Pattermann) @ Room 1201
G) Oddball Baits & Modifications (Robbie Jarnigo) @ Room 1203
H) Sucker Fishing Rigging and Techniques (Jerry Georgeson) @ Room 1204
I) Making Spinnerbaits & Bucktails (Scot Stewart) @ Room 1205
J) Shore Fishing & Muskie By Kayak (Israel Dunn) @ Room 1207
K) Catching Difficult Muskies-Tips and Tricks (Noah Humfeld) @ Room 1208
L) Reel Repair & Maintenance (Gary Liegel/Cory Steil) @ Room 1209
M) Green Bay Muskies (Capt. Kevin Pischke) @ Room 1210
N) Eagle Lake Ontario Muskies (Steve Herbeck) @ Room 1213

2:45 – 3:30 WRAP-UP in Performing Arts Center, turn in evaluations, Raffles, Door Prizes   


$35 if paid before or on March 12, 2018 $45 if received after March 12, 2018 • $10 Youth fee 17 or younger
A $75 fee is required for rod building (due February 17, 2018) to cover materials to build your own muskie rod.


Register Online Print Registration Form


Questions – Contact Steve  at MPD339r@charter.net or call 608-770-7131

Reel Repair & Maintenance classes are strictly limited to the first 6 enrolled students/session. 

Rod building is an all day class.  A $75 fee is required for rod building (due 2/17/18) to cover materials to build your own rod.


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