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Fishing 101: Best Baits for Each Fish

May 13, 2019

Boulder Junction is a great destination for your first (or next) fishing trip, but there are a few things you should know before you head out on the water in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Our Fishing 101 series is here to help!

Check out our advice on the best baits and lures for the different types of fish you’ll find in Vilas County:

  • Walleye: Jigs and minnows
  • Largemouth and smallmouth: Buzzbaits and spinners
  • Northern pike: Jigs, buzzbaits, spinners
  • Musky: Use smaller baits in spring, progress to bigger baits as the season goes on

Learn more about fishing in Boulder Junction and northern Wisconsin here.

Find a great place to stay during your next visit to Boulder Junction here.