Types of Fish in Lake Petenwell, WI.
Musky, Muskie, & Muskellunge - Clear Muskie, Barred Muskie, Spotted Muskie, and Tiger Muskie.
Walleye & Sauger
Strip Bass aka Strippers
Black Crappie & White Crappie,
Panfish including; Bluegill, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Yellow perch, Yellow Bullhead and tons more…
The DNR and Local organization also do stock fish in Lake Petenwell.
Check the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for Bag Limits, Fishing Rules & Regulations for Lake Petenwell Flowage and other Wisconsin Lakes.
External Fish & Fishing links!
WI DNR Fishing Rules & Regulations - http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/fish/regulations
Wisconsin Musky Lakes - http://dnr.wi.gov/fish/musky/muskywaters_countylist.html
Massive Wisconsin Musky - Photo on the Right - http://dnr.wi.gov/fish/musky/
Wisconsin Musky Fact Sheet - http://dnr.wi.gov/fish/musky/muskyfactsheet.pdf
Musky Fishing Information - http://www.firesidelodgefishing.com/pages/muskietiger-musky-details.php
Lake Petenwell is Wisconsin’s second largest body of water (23,000+ Acres), created by Wisconsin River Power Company in the 1940s by building a Hydroelectric Dam on the Wisconsin River. Lake Petenwell is also known as Petenwell flowage. It has plenty of fine waterfront real estate around Petenwell County Park which is one of Central Wisconsin’s most popular parks. Just south of the Petenwell Dam, is Castle Rock Lake, which is WI 4th largest lake. Theses two lakes, along with the Wisconsin, River separate Adams County & Juneau Cty. Today Lake Petenwell is one of Central Wisconsin biggest attractions along with Wisconsin Dells, which is only about 30 minutes directly south.
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Petenwell Lake offers GREAT fishing which attracts several LARGE fishing tournaments throughout the year including the spring Musky Tournament and a Walleye Tournament. You can find a wide variety of fish in Petenwell including Musky, Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Bigmouth Buffalo, Northern Pike and plenty of panfish. Boating is great for most recreational or fishing boats. Sailing Regattas are popular as is swimming and camping. Many full time and part time people enjoy the beautiful wooded shoreline and the peace and quiet of all the public lands. Whether you have Deeded Access or actual Lakefront, your Waterfront Property or Log Cabin, is sure to provide you with years of enjoyment along both the Adams County or Juneau County sides of the lake.
Bottom of Petenwell. Mostly Sand & Rock
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