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Fishing WisconsinLive release record fish

Hook and line record fish

Alternate method record fish

Species Length
Bass, Rock 11.0 07/25/19 Nagawicka Lake Waukesha
Bass, White 18.5 02/10/18 Sunset Lake Waupaca
Bluegill 11.0 02/28/18 Mississippi River Crawford
Catfish, Flathead 47.0 09/03/17 Wisconsin River Sauk
Muskellunge 53.0 06/24/17 Unknown Lake Burnett
Perch, Yellow 13.0 06/08/19 Lake Altoona Eau Claire
Pumpkinseed 9.0 07/03/18 Lake Noquebay Marinette
Rainbow trout (inland) 23.5 03/31/18 Farm pond Racine
Sturgeon, Shovelnose 31.0 07/07/19 Chippewa River Pepin
Sunfish, Green 8.5 05/24/18 Urban pond Waukesha
Walleye 30.75 04/12/19 Fox River Brown

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Last revised: Thursday August 01 2019