18th Annual Intermediate & Advanced Muskie School

Saturday, March 23, 2019 – 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 18, 2019 $45 if received after March 18 2019 • $10 Youth fee 17 or younger

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

Rod Building and all Reel Repair classes are full


Register Online – online registration open until Thursday 3/21 8:00 PM
Print mail-in registration form

Walk-in registration is available the day of the event – $45


Schedule of Events and Classes

7:30 Doors Open/Registration
8:00 Rod Building – All Day Class (Al Hutchison)@ Side Commons Class Full
8:20 Welcome @ PAC
8:30 Leech Lake Strain Stocking Research Update (Jim Olson) @ PAC

9:00 AM Session
A) Poolside Lure Demonstration-Tips & Techniques (Lee Tauchen) @ Pool
B) Humminbird Basic Sonar/GPS (Greg Fitch) @ Library
C) Women Fishing Muskies (Bernaden/Bernaden) @ Room 1201
D) Spinnerbaits/Bucktail Tips & Techniques (Dewey Stewart) @ Room 1203 Class Full
E) Muskie Fishing Basics (Duffy Kopf) @ Room 1204
F) Muskies On The Fly (Dan Small) @ Room 1206
G) Suspended Muskies Casting/Trolling (Chris Taurisano) @ PAC
H) Reel Repair & Maintenance (Gary Liegel/Cory Steil) @ Room 1209 Class Full
I) Fishing Oneida & Vilas County (Steve Worrall/Jerry Georgeson) @ Room 1210
J) Making Steel & Fluor Leaders (Dan Reim/Tony Enger/Scot Stewart) @ Room 1211
K) St. Germain Area Muskies (Matt McCumber) @ Small Aud
L) Row Trolling For Muskie (Geoff Crandall/Jim Olson) @ Room 1213
Rod Building (Al Hutchison)@ Side Commons  Class Full

10:35 AM Session
A) Go-Pro Photography & Muskie Fishing (Brian Skaife/Justin Blanchar) @ 1207
B) Poolside Lure Demonstration-Tips and Techniques (Jeff Hanson/Leif Spilde) @ Pool
C) Mercer Muskies (Bobby Orr) @ Room 1206
D) Humminbird Advanced Sonar/GPS (Greg Fitch) @ Library
E) Making Wooden Muskie Lures: A through Z (John Eversoll)@ Room 1201 Class Full
F) Lowrance Basic GPS/Sonar (Tim Pattermann) @ Room 1203
G) Motor Trolling For Muskies (Steve Reinstra/Tony Enger) @ PAC
H) Chippewa Flowage, Sawyer County & Northwest Wisconsin Muskies (Jim Stroede) @ Room 1208
I) Reel Repair & Maintenance (Gary Liegel/Cory Steil) @ Room 1209 Class Full
J) SE Wisconsin – Metro Muskie Tactics (Mike Koepp) @ Room 1210
K) Live Baiting Muskie From A-Z: A Comprehensive Approach (Steve Herbeck) @ Small Aud.
Rod Building (Al Hutchison) @ Side Commons  Class Full

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) Fishing and Filming Muskie (Lee Tauchen/Robbie Jarnigo) @ Small Aud.
D) Lowrance Advanced Sonar/GPS (Tim Pattermann) @ Room 1203
E) Sucker Fishing Rigging and Techniques (Jerry Georgeson) @ Room 1204
F) Making Spinnerbaits & Bucktails (Scot Stewart) @ Room 1206
G) Taming Fall Trophies (Jim Stroede) @ Room 1208
H) Why You Aren’t Catching More Muskies (Noah Humfeld) @ Room 1207  Class Full
I) Reel Repair & Maintenance (Gary Liegel/Cory Steil) @ Room 1209  Class Full
J) Green Bay Muskies (Capt. Kevin Pischke) @ Room 1210
K) Eagle Lake Ontario Muskies (Steve Herbeck) @ Library
Rod Building (Al Hutchison) @ Side Commons  Class Full

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


$35 if paid before or on March 18, 2019 • $45 if received after March 18 2019 • $10 Youth fee 17 or younger


Register Online – online registration open until Thursday 3/21 8:00 PM
Print mail-in registration form
Walk-in registration is available the day of the event $45


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 and limited to 8 students maximum.  A $75 additional fee is required for rod building (due before 2/28/19) to cover materials to build your own rod.


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