Phil Schweik

Phil Schweik

Phil is one of the top money winners on the professional musky circuit. With over 50 top ten finishes and 20+ first place wins he has proven himself on the water over and over again. He is also the owner of Hooksetters Guide Service which keeps him on the water over 200 days a year. In addition to Phil’s many days on the water he is a product specialist for several major companies in the fishing industry, and a seminar speaker at numerous sports clubs, and major sporting shows.


Phone: 715-693-5843


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Mack Jenz with a nicly marked musky

It has been another busy week here in Central Wisconsin with lots of rain again and very high water. We are actually in a “Flood stage” on the Wisconsin River. The water temperatures will just not come up either and as of Friday June 23 rd the temperatures on the Wisconsin River remain in the [Read more…]

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Phil Schweik

Well it has been another week of heavy rains and high water but the great fishing continues. Water temperatures are holding steady in the lower 70 degree range which his keeping fish active and feeding. Anglers heading out on the Wisconsin River system and its surrounding backwater areas can expect a mixed bag of about [Read more…]

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Todd Holzer with a nice pike

Well it looks like summer is finally here. Warm temperatures this past week have driven the water temperatures into the upper 70 degree range and with that the fishing has exploded. The musky bite has been very good as well as action for big pike. We have been seeing consistent action from walleyes, crappies, and [Read more…]

Mike Pozulp with an opening day musky.gif

Water levels have stabilized in the central Wisconsin area and fishing is getting back to normal. The water temperatures as of June 1 st were in the low to mid 60 degree range with good visibility.   Walleye anglers are having their best luck with jig and minnow combinations right now but a few guys [Read more…]

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Phil Schweik

With all of the rain we had this past week I really didn’t think the fishing was going to be that great. But instead we were able to take advantage of the high water and we located pockets that were just loaded with fish. To be honest this past week was one of the best [Read more…]

Kevin and Jennifer holding some nice crappies

Great weather this past week has led to some outstanding fishing in the Central Wisconsin area. Water temperatures are in the upper 50 degree range to low 60’s in some areas. A few guys are still out turkey hunting and having great success.   With the water temperatures heating up the crappie bite has really [Read more…]

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John Niko, Ron Hall, and Jan Paul with some nice walleyes

Opening weekend of fishing has arrived and with the great weather we are having a lot of people are hitting the water. The water temperatures are right around 50 degrees which is a little cooler that it was a few weeks ago but its ramping back up. Anglers can expect to find crappies in shallow [Read more…]


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