Eagle River Chain Wisconsin

These 10 bodies of water are dominated by muskie and Walleye. Quality perch, Crappie and smallmouth available.

The 9 lakes of the Eagle River Chain comprise nearly 3,600 acres, and when combined with the adjoining Three Lakes Chain, form the largest freshwater chain of lakes in the world. In recent years the Chain has been recognized as one of Wisconsin’s most pro...

Reports & Activity Log

  • Jonathan Giacalone

    Caught a largemouth bass using a 1/2 oz. white spinnerbait

    casting along point with submerged weeds

  • Jonathan Giacalone

    A beautiful morning on the Eagle River Chain's Voyageur Lake

  • Jonathan Giacalone

    Caught a northern pike using a perch colored suick

    casting in 5 ft. of weeded shoreline

  • Lunker McLaker

    Caught a Smallmouth Bass using a 10" Musky lure.

    When this smallie hit my lure I thought I had my first musky he hit so hard.

  • Fishing Report

    Fishing in the Eagle River chain for muskies lately has been pretty good with the national tournament just over. Quite a few muskies were caught weighing around 40 pounds, many using a buck tail. Walleye fishing has been slow to fair using minnows. Largemouth bass in the Eagle River area are in 12 feet of water or less in and around heavy weeds or shoreline structure (downed trees, docks, and brushpiles). Use a bass style spinner bait, Bass Rat, Scum Frog or the tried-and-true Heddon Torpedo. Perch are tight to bottom, with the crappies and gills suspending up and down the water column (depth is day dependent, so always start at the bottom and work your way up) ...read more .

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Walleye, Muskie, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Crappie, Bluegill

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