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Rhinelander, Wisconsin is a great place to get away from it all.  Located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, you will enjoy outdoor activities in the vast forests and numerous lakes.  Rhinelander sits on Boom Lake, which is one of the 1,100 lakes in Oneida County.

Fishing Tips

The Wisconsin River and Pelican River surround Rhinelander which help to give this area a well-rounded fishery.  Muskie and walleye are abundant in the area lakes.  Most anglers in this area will target walleye or muskie.  If you like fishing for Muskie, this area is home to the Hodag Musky Challenge and it is one of the most prestigious catch and release musky tournaments in the Midwest.  Some very nice fish are caught here every year.  You can also catch northern pike, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappie, perch and other panfish in the area lakes.  Bass are here, but usually under fished by most anglers.  Take a look at our Rhinelander, WI Fishing Tips page for more fishing information.

line-3See How It Ranks

Rhinelander, WI Points Points Possible
Ability to catch a lot of fish 1 2
Ability to catch trophy fish 1.25 2
Good for multiple species of fish 1 1
Guides & Charters 1 1
Scenic 1 1
Quality lodging options 1 1
Dining options 1 1
Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 8.25
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive 0 Minus 1
Negative Score 0
Total Score 8.25
Highest Score Possible 10

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