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.



Website: http://hooksetters.biz

Phone: 715-693-5843

Email: pschweik@dwave.net




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Phil Schweik

The past few weeks have been crazy with unstable weather patterns and temperature swings. These conditions have in turn made for very interesting hunting and fishing conditions.   The turkey hunters are the positive part of this scenario, they have been having a banner year with a lot of hunters getting their birds. The numbers [Read more…]

Species:
Off Shore
Phil Schweik

With conditions finally starting to level out in Central Wisconsin, area hunters and fishermen are starting to get back in the general swing of things. The snow is all but gone and the lakes are opening up just in time for the 2018 fishing opener which starts Saturday May 5th. Turkey hunters are still finding [Read more…]

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Explore Alexandria
Phil Schweik

Fishing across the state continues to be very consistent with a lot of anglers now targeting walleyes on the rivers. Most of the action is coming on jig and minnow combinations with a few fish being caught on crankbaits. A few die-hard ice anglers are still getting out pursuing panfish on area lakes, but I [Read more…]

Species:
Bucktail Jig
Phil Schweik

It looks like Mother Nature just doesn’t want to let spring get here. Recent heavy snowfalls combined with record low temperatures have really set the fishing back. A lot of lakes in Central and Northern Wisconsin still have over 2 feet of good ice. Now this doesn’t mean that guys aren’t finding and getting out [Read more…]

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Lake Vermilion Resorts
Phil Schweik

As ice fishing starts to come to an end, the open water fishing is beginning to heat up. I recently had the boat out on the Wisconsin River and spent the day chasing walleyes with good friend Terry Waldvogel. The bite was good and in a couple of hours we boated around 40 to 50 [Read more…]

Species:
Bucktail Jig
Phil Schweik

Open water fishing has begun and anglers are lining up below area dams and spillways targeting early spring walleyes. Ice fishing continues to be very good in most areas of the state, but please use caution when heading out. At this time of the year the ice conditions can vary greatly and they can change [Read more…]

Species:
Manitoba
Chris Blank with some Big Wisconsin Perch

Depending on where you went this past week has been kind of tricky as far as travel goes. We have seen extreme conditions in both directions. On one lake we had over a foot of snow with a 3 inch crust of ice along with areas of slush below the snow. These conditions made for [Read more…]

Species:
Lake Vermilion Resorts

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