Wisconsin River (Below Prarie Du Sac Dam)

Sauk - Wisconsin


  • 42 catches

  • 429 followers

  • 11 spots

One of the hottest spots for early season Walleye. Quality Smallmouth Bass, white bass and catfish. Many scenic locations. Nearly 33 river miles mapped!

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Wisconsin River (Below Prarie Du Sac Dam) Fishing Reports

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  1. Walleyes are still around the dam, but the bite has slowed a bit. We were able to bring in a dozen or so, all on a lindy rig and minnow.

    17 in. Walleye with a Lindy Rig

    1. wayne lensert 0
      below the petenwell dam is the same
  2. 20-25 lb flathead on 8lb line in my kayak last summer- one of the most fun catches I’ve ever landed!!

    Flathead Catfish with a leech

    1. Jason Eckes 0
      2 other times I hooked fish that took me all over there- never saw either of those two so glad I landed this one!! And glad Fishing buddy there to take a few pics!!!
    2. Patrick Empey 0
      Bet that thing was pulling your kayak around like drag on your reel!
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      Fun
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  3. Hooked off shore.

    24 lb. 46 in. Lake Sturgeon with a worm

    1. Keaton Grander 0
      Thanks!
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      nice catch!!
    3. Keaton Grander 0
      Hes a shepherd mix. That's a buddy's dog.
    4. T Sen 0
      nice sturg by the way!
    5. T Sen 0
      ok, i know this is off topic, but what kind of dog is that? we adopted a mix breed from a shelter, and while we have ideas of what make/model he is, we're not ...more sure, but he has the same light/dark brown face paint like yours does.
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  4. 4 lb. 18 in. Lake Sturgeon with a worm

    1. PATRICK ELISHA 0
      Nice
    2. zack Stimson 0
      Nice catch what a cool looking fish
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  5. Fished below prairie du sac dam over June 23rd 2017 weekend. Read a few reviews and wanted to try this stretch of the river. Water was very high and current was ...more strong. Spent 3 days anchoring and jigging around the dam. Caught approx. 50 walleye/sauger, 8 sturgeon, 1 pike, a few catfish and accidentally snagged a paddlefish with a rapala. Average size on walleye/sauger was 15 with a few nice 18s. Mostly everything caught on lindy rig with a minnow or half a crawler. I was impressed!

    1. wayne lensert 0
      great job wish I was with you
  6. 14 in. Sauger with a Swim Bait

    1. Cindy Hammer 0
      Is the limit for walleye and sauger 18" on the river?
  7. Jiggin for eyes, got a smallie

    15 in. Smallmouth Bass with a jig and minnow

  8. Wading in shallow water by myself, tough picture with all the gear and surrounded by water. Barely hit the lure thought it was snagged until the drag started screaming. ...more Released.

    9 lb. 28 in. Walleye with a plastic

    1. Kyle Brinkman 0
      No. She was still holding eggs. Water temp was 43 degrees.
    2. Sammy B Good 0
      was she spawned out??
    3. Sammy B Good 0
      Dandy!!
    4. Matt Brahm 0
      That's a dandy
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