Sep 25, 26 & 27 Fall Outing in Eagle River
Registration: Please Register in person at the Saturday night get together.
Fishing Hours: 9/25/2015 at 12:01 a.m. to 9/27/2015 at 11:59 p.m.
Lakes That Can Be Fished: All of Vilas and Oneida County
Get Together - Hi-Pines Campground Saturday night from 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Snacks, Dinner, and Refreshments will be served. Along with Raffle and Attendance Prize.

October 10 Lake Wausau Outing
STUMP TROPHY CHALLENGE vs 12 Apostles Musky Club
- See Stump Trophy Challenge Rules at
Registration: At The Eagles Club prior to fishing the day of the event.


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Revised January 1, 2011

1. Must be a paid-up member of Bill’s Musky Club prior to the catch.
2. Musky’s must be legally caught by hook and line according to Wisconsin

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Bill’s Musky Club Inc of Wausau, WI is a non-profit organization founded in 1964 by Bill Hoeft and many local Wisconsin anglers who enjoy the sport of fishing.  Currently the club has approximately 700 members. 

Our Mission:

  • We promote & support the catch & release sport fishing of muskellunge.
  • We promote & support good conservation practices.
  • We stock muskellunge throughout the State of WI.
  • We hold 3 fishing outings each year; spring, fall, & Lake Wausau. There is no charge for members.
  • We encourage camaraderie, sportsmanship, and sharing of knowledge amongst members.
  • We publish newsletters and have a website with club photos.
  • We support events which promotes the introduction of youth to fishing and outdoor sports.

The club also holds an Annual Banquet each March where we recognize members for large fish.  The club raises most of its funds from a raffle that is put on at the banquet.  This money is used to support the club’s mission as stated above including providing scholarships to DC Everest students on the Fishing Team and a scholarships to a UW Steven’s Point students in an outdoors/natural resources field of study.



​The election of officers and directors took place during the annual meeting. This page will be updated after the first board meeting after the March election.