Pewaukee Lake

Waukesha - Wisconsin


  • 139 catches

  • 1K+ followers

  • 115 spots

Most productive in spring and fall when boating traffic is down. The western basin is noted for Walleye, muskie and smallmouth, while largemouth and Northern Pike are the main features in the eastern basin. 2493 acres

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Pewaukee Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Took the boat out for the last trip of the season last weekend. Had a sucker soaking but no action. My brother caught this musky casting.

    35 in. Muskellunge with a Suick

  2. 36"

    Muskellunge

    1. Brian Nelson
      Can be confusing irregular stripes with spots that run over back. But pointed fins looks like a classic musky. And the dnr planted tigers in the 80s don’t know if ...more any still exists.
    2. Cody Lanser
      Nice fish man! That's just a classic barred musky, ain't no tiger. There are no tigers in pewaukee
    3. Brian Nelson
      Tiger the coolest fish of all time awesome!
      Was there 2 weeks ago lost 2 both got off before we could land them.
    4. Robert Coleman
      Nice Skie Matt! Awesome markings on him! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  3. 40"

    Muskellunge

    1. Robert Coleman
      Nice Skie Matthew! Good looking fish! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
  4. 38"

    Muskellunge

    1. very awesome matt!
    2. Ted Polanowski
      Nice Matt!!
    3. Robert Coleman
      Nice Skie Matt! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    4. Morris Campbell
      Nice!!!!!!!
    5. Jon Giacalone
      Nice muskie!
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  5. Casting towards shore finally wasn't a weed snag

    12 in. Largemouth Bass with a bass colored rapala

    1. James Downing
      Hurricane Irma bring it on!
    2. James Downing
      Great catch! How's the weather there?
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  6. 34 in. Northern Pike with a Bucktail

    1. Jeremy Schulta
      That's cool. I pretty much target Muskys but have been getting a lot of pike out of Pewaukee this year. The musky equipment I use is a little bit overkill for ...more pike so I'm not to worried about them getting off.
    2. PHILLIP LEET
      I've landed 32" Northern Pike off of the Shoreline, but when my DAD caught his 38" Northern Pike, 14.5 lbs. I was only maybe 10 yrs. old and he wouldn't ...more let me net it. My Dad had the Baitcaster Casting Reel, and he was using a BASS-O-RINO, White and Red Floating LURE and at first he thought that he was stuck on a log. Then it started moving, but we were both surprised to see that it was a PIKE. I still have that Pike on my wall in my Apartment.
    3. Jeremy Schulta
      Thanks. I actually caught this pike mid morning. Idk why it put that time down. Was fishing with the father in law and he netted it for me.
    4. PHILLIP LEET
      Your Photo says around 1:38p.m.. Is this about the Correct time of catching this beautiful PIKE? It looks bigger than 34" in the picture, and you caught it ...more when the Lake is Calm too. VERY GOOD JOB, BUT DID YOU NET THIS PIKE BY YOURSELF TOO, or DID SOMEONE NET IT FOR YOU??
    5. Jeremy Schulta
      Where the lake narrows. On the north side.
    6. sam balistreri
      Where did u catch this? Went out on Tuesday with no luck..
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  7. Decided to take day off and go to pewaukee w brother. He caught 3 muskies in the first 2 hours on the water. All in shallow weedy areas in the west basin. These ...more were all caught right around the time of the eclipse.

    36 in. Muskellunge with a 3 buck tail black spinner bait and Cisco top water

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