Wisconsin River Prairie Du Sac

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12/12/17 @ 9:13 AM
Uluaukea
Uluaukea
USER since 4/19/16

Perfect. Thanks guys!

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12/11/17 @ 6:00 PM
Fish-All-Day
Fish-All-Day
USER since 9/23/14
I'm pretty sure the pier stays in all year. Call the bait shop they should be able to help ya out

Edited on 12/11/17 6:01 PM
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12/11/17 @ 12:40 PM
Uluaukea
Uluaukea
USER since 4/19/16

Pier still in?

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12/3/17 @ 6:14 PM
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midwestfisherman02
midwestfisherman02
USER since 2/19/14

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Full Moon

Out today probably boated 50+ fish , awesome end to open water now just waiting on ice.

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12/3/17 @ 7:43 AM
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muskyhans1
muskyhans1
USER since 2/23/17

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Full Moon

Went out below Prairie Du Sac dam on 11 28 . Me and a friend had about a dozen sauger 1 legal 3 short walleye and 7 white bass in the boat. I might get out later today before the cool down. 

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11/22/17 @ 8:46 AM
Jerry Tipping
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MEMBER since 12/26/07

In latest discovery, DNR find four bighead carp in the Wisconsin River near Prairie du Sac

Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal SentinelPublished 6:00 a.m. CT Nov. 22, 2017

Four adult bighead carp, an invasive fish species, were captured this fall by the Department of Natural Resources on the Wisconsin River, the agency reported this week.

The carp were caught below the dam at Prairie du Sac while fisheries staff were conducting routine surveys of the sturgeon population.

The DNR also discovered a fifth bighead carp that was dead on the shore near the dam.

Big head carp have been found on the lower Wisconsin and in state waters of the Mississippi River since 1996.

This fall’s discovery is the latest sign of Asian carp presence in the state. However, the DNR said Asian carp have not been found in inland lakes.

Fisheries experts at the agency said they believe these and other Asian carp that have been found are individual fish that strayed from larger populations south of Wisconsin and do not represent an established population.

The carp that were found probably reached the Wisconsin River during high water in the spring and summer, said Nate Nye, a fisheries biologist with the agency.

No other Asian carp were found by the DNR during 2017 surveys.

Bighead and silver carp are filter feeders and compete with native species like paddle fish and buffalo. And because they eat large quantities of phytoplankton, zooplankton and algae, they have the ability to disrupt the food web for the entire fish population in an area.


Edited on 11/22/17 8:48 AM
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11/22/17 @ 8:11 AM
dragon21612
dragon21612
USER since 1/7/14

Hey everyone I was just wondering how the flow is on the river below the dam. I was thinking about taking my kayak out for 1 final trip before it goes into storage for the winter. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks and tight lines.

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11/20/17 @ 2:57 PM
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prov
prov
USER since 12/21/04

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Waxing Crescent

Finally got out from 6:30-11:30 1st time this year 0 musky and a ton of sauger and walleye's.Got around 75 for 2 people all 13-14 inch with 3 keepers but your not allowed to keep anything on my boat.Alot on ring worm and diff plastics no live bait allowed-had to just be holding it inch off bottom not moving and they would pick it up.Not happy with a gate or 2 open at the dam to much current-massive water coming out.Water temp was 37.2

Edited on 11/20/17 2:58 PM
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11/20/17 @ 8:05 AM
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muskyhans1
muskyhans1
USER since 2/23/17

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Waxing Crescent

I went out last Thursday morning for about 3 hours. I caught about 25 walleye/sauger which were all too small to keep and 2 white bass. Most fish came jigging plastics or minnows. 

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11/9/17 @ 7:06 PM
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Rebel93
Rebel93
USER since 7/1/15

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Waning Gibbous

Went out tuesday afternoon, threw very hard for musky and pike right under the dam. I tried every musky lure and colors in the box for 5 hours straight and managed a 33" fat healthy musky. It hit a double bladed white buck tail. Tried for walleye no luck on them as always lol! Anyhow ive only fish this area a few times, how is the musky population in this stretch of water? Is it normal to catch them at this time of year at this location? Moved over by sauk any tips or anything to point me in the right direction toward river musky would he awesome! PM if you would like

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