WIFinlander Guide Service

Captain Tim Hyvonen

November 17, 2016

The fall push of brown trout and steelhead are starting to make a strong presence in the rivers of S.E. Wisconsin.  The trick has been running a tandem Creek Candy Bead combo with a small spawn sac on the bottom hook.  It's been a 50/50 mix of either the top bead or sp...

December 27, 2015

This past week started off red hot (view red hot steelhead article).  But it didn't take long for all the rivers to flood out again.  As of yesterday 12-26, both the Root and Milwaukee were blown out and the Oak Creek was extremely low.  I spent the afternoon walking t...

December 17, 2015


This week was just shy of outstanding with fish being caught in the rivers and harbors.  We got close to 2'' of rain the other night which put the Milwuakee and Root River out of range but another smaller river I fish dropped quick enough and a large amount of steelhe...

October 5, 2015




Saturday morning I met up with a buddy and his son to chase some chinooks in the rivers of S.E. Wisconsin. I decided going back to the same river I ran my last trip the previous weekend would be the best bet. Upon arrival I noticed something very wrong... There were...

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