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From the staff of Kurt's Island Sport   Shop...

Welcome to the Minocqua area of Wisconsin, home of the area's most complete bait and tackle shop, as well as, the Lakeland area’s top staff of full-time guides (Click here to request a guide service).​
With over 3200 lakes, the Minocqua - Arbor Vitae - Woodruff Wisconsin area has one of the largest concentration of fresh-water lakes in the world. The area has countless streams and brooks, and is also the headwaters of the two largest river basins in Wisconsin: the Wisconsin River and the Chippewa-Flambeau Systems. All of these waters are teaming with a wonderful variety of sport and panfish.

Where can you find us?

Kurt’s Island Sport Shop is located just north of downtown Minocqua, on Highway 51, and is open 365 days a year.

​Your host, Kurt Justice, is owner and operator of Kurt’s Island Sport Shop & Guides Landing Guide Service. Kurt and his staff are committed to keeping you informed with the latest information about fishing Minocqua, Wisconsin.

Kurt's Bait Tyrant

Kurt's I'm Going Fishing

Store Hours



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Singing to the Minnows

Minnow Training

I Told You Dad!

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