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fishfinder101
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9/18/14 10:06 AM CST
Thanks for clarifying Mark. I was referring to Muskie Marks video in regards to efforts put forth through Muskie Matters Inc. I keep up on most of Mark's posts and when I seen Gowans's truck in your post, I assumed that this was the same stocking I watched. Either way I wanted to thank everyone who is involved with helping out our fishery's. I apologize if I wasnt more clear and if came across otherwise.

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9/17/14 10:16 PM CST
Muskies Matter Inc. has stocked about $15000 worth of muskies in Juneau Co. in the last 5 years. that is 1500 muskies at around $10.00 each.This year we stocked 200 fish on Castle rock and 100 below the Mauston dam. This is the 3rd year of putting fish below the Mauston dam. That means 300 muskies have been stocked below the Mauston Dam in the last three years by us. This is creating another musky fishing opportunity.

total in 5 years

Mauston Dam = 300

Castle Rock Lake = 1200

our fish are around 12 to 15 inches. Of the 7000 something mentioned, only a portion are from. the DNR stocks and so do other clubs.

click post to watch video

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JERRY TIPPING
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9/17/14 4:47 PM CST
I don't think the guy driving the truck would be lying, do you? I don't know what video your talking about but I would bet it's not about yesterdays stocking.

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9/17/14 12:05 PM CST
I just checked the stocking report for castle rock lake, looks like you could be right about the total. Thats awesome! I did see a video that Mark posted and watched it again. He is involved with a group called Muskie Matters and the video was showed 300 muskie between 12-15in being stocked. This funded by several events this year by muskie matters. Always great to see!

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9/17/14 11:44 AM CST
In 2013 the DNR stocked 7,957 Muskies @ 9.70" So 7500 looks correct.

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9/17/14 9:25 AM CST
I watched a video posted on Facebook and thought it was around 300 total muskies. 100 above the dam and 200 below. 7500 seems like an aweful lot of muskies and would cost a fortune. I didnt have time to watch the entire video and skipped through some of it before heading into work. The Muskie Matters group has been really stepping up to help out. Great Job to everyone involved. Its great to see how many people are willing to donate their time and efforts.

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9/17/14 6:52 AM CST
On the way home after yesterday's guide trip on "The Rock" I noticed a DNR tank truck unloading some new inhabitants to the system. So being an inquisitive person, I had to check it out. The driver said he was putting in round 7,500 extended length muskies (about 12 inches) in three different locations around the lake. This will soon be a musky destination for many anglers. If you catch any of the little ones, be gentle while releasing them.

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry Wink

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9/16/14 9:35 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny
Glenn and Laura from Wheeling , IL have a get-a-way home on the Juneau County side of "The Rock" and booked a trip to learn a little about where to go and what to use to catch fish within the 16,000 acres of water that border Adams and Juneau Counties. I mentioned to Glenn when he booked the trip that if he had a hand-held GPS to bring it along so he can get back to the locations I take them to. I try to encourage everyone that books a trip to do the same, otherwise it would be difficult at best, to find the spots again. We launched at the ramp by Buckhorn Bridge and started the morning jigging wood near the ramp. We boated a couple "shorties" and had a few other taps, but nothing consistent. We moved to a mid-lake hump and brought a few more "shorties" over the side, but had a lot more fall off before we could get them over in the boat. Moved to a channel edge near Dellwood but nothing going there. Hit one other spot by Splash and boated some cat, a crappie, and a bunch of "shorties". They never pulled boards before so we finished the day with that and had some more "shorties" and Laura boated a really nice pike with great color. I will have a picture of Laura's pike posted tomorrow. I will have another post tomorrow that will interest musky fisherman, Mark S. will like this!

Keep a tight line!!!

Jerry

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9/15/14 2:41 PM CST

This is a video of musky and pike fishing on the river North of the lake. You may have to reset your Youtube settings to HD for the best quality. The video shows lots of follows and catches. Even some action on the 8 and some boat-side strikes. All the pike are fat and the largest fish gets away due to my slow reaction to an equipment failure. I missed 3 muskies in total and the rest of the action is pike.

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9/14/14 7:46 PM CST
Mid morning on Sat, Bon and I headed to a spot where we caught lots of fish last weekend. Well it was better than expected. We caught 65 stripers between 12-14" and kept 24. She also caught a 8# cat which we released and a small bass and walleye. They were biting hard and we had a blast. Couldn't make it out today, had too much to do at the cabin. Big Smile

MARK SAEMISCH
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9/13/14 11:35 PM CST
Conditions: Partly Sunny
Sorry about the picture quality. lens was wet and we had to get the fish back in the water. got three today and three yesterday. action on Medusa and eat me lure, and hell hound.

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9/12/14 5:06 PM CST
Hey Guys need a little advice. Not new to Castle Rock love the place will be home when i retire.Coming up 2nd week of October never been up there this late before. Can someone give me some idea of what to expect fishing wise.I know the weather is a crap shoot i can ldeal with that.

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9/9/14 9:19 PM CST
Conditions: Cloudy
Got the musky on the 1st cast, 5th figure eight, Esox Assault spinner. Got this nice pike also.

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9/7/14 9:19 PM CST
Bon and I did some fishing Sat and Sun with pretty good results. The water is high and the current is real strong. We found a spot at the edge of the current and caught lots of short walleyes, stripers, cat fish, sheephead, a large mouth bass and a 4" musky. He hit a 2" fathead. Had a great time. Sure glad it's not a contest since I'd have come in a distant 2nd. Til next weekend. Big Smile

MARK SAEMISCH
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9/7/14 7:15 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny
We hooked into a big one this morning, but it came off. Rich got his first musky, a 36". Then we seen another one fin the surface, that looked over 40 or so. esox assault spinners. P.S. Had someone change dates, so I have the 24th open, which is a new moon date. so if anyone is looking to fill an open date, give me a call.

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