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Milwaukee River at Thiensville

Milwaukee River at Thiensville
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4/3/22 @ 7:08 PM
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Will Comply
USER SINCE 9/11/11

My buddy had access off I think it was County hwy C. This was like 30 years ago. There was a long stretch that was 4 to 5 feet deep. I imagine any place where there is some deeper slower holes should hold fish. Tiefsa caught some on one of his YouTube vids. Lime kiln might hold some. 

4/3/22 @ 4:00 PM
Sswpriz
USER SINCE 5/8/02

in the fall, I always launch at village Grove launch, I go north to the steel wall, if you see it, you know what I mean.  I tried going further north running my big motor, but had trouble. maybe with the trolling motor I'd be able to go further north, but we catch all the SMB we want in that stretch. I have a 16.5 lund with a 50 hp motor.

4/3/22 @ 12:55 PM
Pike King 2000
USER SINCE 1/13/21

Will comply, 

Any specific areas for the cats? Or just the usual deeper holes around bends and stuff. I dont have a kayak or boat but i do have waders. 

4/3/22 @ 10:53 AM
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Will Comply
USER SINCE 9/11/11

Greetings

I grew up in that area. Several good friends fished the river extensively. Basically from West Bend down it is a kayak or canoe river. There are some short stretches where a bigger boat will fit. Those are very short pools. Look it up on Google maps.

There is a fair amount of small to medium SMB, a few smaller NP, and fairly good catfishing.

If your after bass with a bass boat there are probably better places to fish.

4/3/22 @ 9:42 AM
mike1045
USER SINCE 6/8/10

Thank you for your help!   is there a good landing further north...like around Hwy 60?

I would be coming from the north but just looking for the most navigable stretch that has bass.

4/2/22 @ 8:51 AM
Myke
USER SINCE 1/30/17

Mike you can get up to highland rd or pioneer rd depending on water level and boat. By up stream I mean several miles north of that. I know the river from Grafton to west bend way better. But there is a lot of info if you scroll back through reports on here.

4/2/22 @ 8:36 AM
mike1045
USER SINCE 6/8/10

When you say "upstream"...how far can a bass boat go up from the landing and it be deep enough to navigate using bow mounted trolling motor?  Thanks for your advice!

4/2/22 @ 7:23 AM
Myke
USER SINCE 1/30/17

Howling dog I mainly target smallies and pike, but did well on panfish up stream this past year. I mainly use this section of the river to test the boat out b4 hitting the big rivers for walleye. 

4/1/22 @ 12:45 PM
Howling Dog
USER SINCE 6/19/20

Myke,

What species do you typically fish for on the Milw. River?  Smallies, Northern, panfish, others....?

3/31/22 @ 7:36 PM
Myke
USER SINCE 1/30/17

Mike yes on the launch. I can launch my 17' tuffy by the dam with ease. Villa grove looked a little shallow so didn't attempt it. As of last Sunday the launch by the damn was roped off.

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