Fox River City Waukesha, Waukesha County

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5/30/18 @ 7:12 PM
Carpio
Carpio
MEMBER since 11/5/17

Lunker.  You don’t need a ladder during high water or flood stage. CARPIO 

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5/30/18 @ 6:52 PM
Big daddy D
Big daddy D
USER since 1/28/17

The musky come up from tichigan and phantom lake in mukwanogo they are at the dam in Waukesha this time every year

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5/30/18 @ 4:54 PM
Landin' Lunkers
Landin' Lunkers
USER since 6/4/12

Tichigan. Theres no fish ladders that ive heard of. No way they make it up all the dams from Illinois. And I doubt that many get washed down from the north.

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5/30/18 @ 2:13 PM
CrotalusH
CrotalusH
USER since 11/3/17

The muskies are probably washed downstream from the Waukesha/Pewaukee area lakes. But they're also in the Fox Chain in IL and probably come upstream to Rochester Dam. The Fox River has muskies up and down it's entire length.

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5/30/18 @ 11:59 AM
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Haderade123
Haderade123
USER since 5/29/18

MOON PHASE (99%)
Waning Gibbous

Any idea where the muskies all come from? Cause they’re not usually that common in a river the size of the Fox. Pewaukee Lake has a dam that leads out into the Pewaukee river which leads into the Fox nearby, that’s the only logical place I can think of them coming from. Otherwise Lake Tichigan to the South?

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5/29/18 @ 9:55 PM
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Haderade123
Haderade123
USER since 5/29/18

MOON PHASE
Full Moon

I was at the Fox in downtown waukesha last summer and saw a Muskie (30 inches or so) sitting in the current below the dam which surprised me as I didn’t expect to ever see a Muskie there, is this unusual? I figure they’re probably coming out of Pewaukee Lake

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6/25/17 @ 7:40 PM
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MKE_Brewer
MKE_Brewer
USER since 5/29/16

MOON PHASE (4%)
Waxing Crescent

CONDITIONS
Partly Sunny

AIR TEMP
66° - 70° F

Had an hour to kill and fished below the damn. First time fishing the river. Cast Gulp minnows and crawlers all over and didn't get a bite. It was downright chilly out when the sun was behind a cloud and the wind started howling. No fish for me but saw another kid catch a few catfish or bullhead on crawlers.

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6/9/17 @ 1:50 PM
wiguy85
wiguy85
USER since 5/8/11

Never knew about fishing the Fox in Waukesha.     Im always more north or west.      What parts of river have shore access that you're seeing musky and such?       I have a feeling my 19' glass boat is a little to big for this river in that area.    Thanks

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6/9/17 @ 12:24 PM
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2icefsh
2icefsh
USER since 2/1/05

MOON PHASE
Full Moon

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
76° - 80° F

Fished this morning. The river was pretty clear and I could see about 15 different species of fish swimming around. Caught a decent muskie on cut bait of all things. Lots of small to medium sized panfish.

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6/5/17 @ 4:14 PM
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2icefsh
2icefsh
USER since 2/1/05

MOON PHASE (87%)
Waxing Gibbous

CONDITIONS
Sunny

AIR TEMP
71° - 75° F

Fished for 2 hours today. Caught a big carp on a jig and a minnow of all things. Caught a big dog fish and plenty of rockbass. A few other small panfish sprinkled in. Still seeing some big muskies swimming around!

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