Fishingon spring-fed, 200-acre Lower Kaubashine yields a wide variety of fish,including walleye, musky, northern pike and pan fish. Spring crappieand bass fishing are the Gibson family’s favorites. Although working atthe resort leaves little time to fish, Troy and Jenny can direct you towhere they have heard others are having luck. Stopping into Hilltop’sRathskellar is also a great way to pick up on what is biting and where.
Other good spots for anglers within ten miles of the resort arethe Willow and Rainbow Flowages, Lake Minocqua and Lake Katherine. Inaddition, the Northwoods is home to literally thousands of lakes andhundreds of streams and rivers, making it one of the top Midwestfishing destinations.
For a guided fishing experience, consider contacting Barry Klatt, a local Musky guru who lives on Lower Kaubashine. Klatt owns BK Guide Service and specializes in a variety of area lakes, as well.
Or, if you are interested in exploring the secrets of a Northwoods walleye, consider Hazelhurst guide Greg Bohn.
Afree fishing boat is provided with each cottage, and motors may berented by the day or week. If you would like to bring your own boat,you are welcome to do so. All boats are launched at Hilltop Resort justdown the road for a $5 fee. We have plenty of extra docking at theresort.
For live bait and the world’s largest selection of musky and Northern pike tackle, stop by Rollie and Helen’s on your way to the resort.
For more information about area fishing, visit Kurt’s Island Sports fishing reports. And, don’t forget to purchase a Wisconsin fishing license before embarking on your Northwoods adventure.