2024 Wisconsin Musky Expo

4:00 - 5:00 Steve Jonesi Steve was introduced to the mighty muskie in the 1970’s while vacationing with family on Upper Post Lake in Northern Wisconsin. That introduction has fueled an obsession with a fish that has taken Steve all over the United States and Canada for the past 45 years. Steve released his first Wisconsin legal, 30” at the time, on September 25th, 1977. Thousands of muskies have visited Steve’s boat over the years. Through the years, Steve has introduced many to the sport of Muskie Fishing. The dream of owning/operating a professional guide service came to fruition after moving to Minnesota in the Fall of 2004, to begin working for the world famous Thorne Bros. Custom Rod and Tackle Shop. Lake Mille Lacs and her 132,000 acres became home base. On October 6, 2006, Steve’s client Jody Dahms caught a muskie that would have broken the Minnesota state record at the time if he had kept it. The incredible muskie was caught on Lake Millie Lacs and was 54” long and had a 30” girth. That fish gave Steve’s