Walter Krause
Lake Kinkaid
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  • 30 years fishing for Muskie, Bass, Walleye and
    Striper in southern Illinois
  • 15 years successful tournament experience in circuits
    including the Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail and
    the Pro Muskie Tournament Trail
  • Caught 2 of the Top 5 Muskies caught in Illinois
    waters in 2008
  • #88 on the Muskies Inc. All Time Release List

Professional Affiliations
  • Licensed fishing guide, Illinois Department of Natural
  • Independent fishing guide, Simms Outdoors Pro Staff
  • Regional Vice President, Membership Director, &
    Sports Show Director, Muskies Inc. Chapter 28
    Shawnee Muskie Hunters
  • Board of Directors, Illinois Muskie Tournament Trail
  • Professionally Sponsored by Flying Fisherman
  • Pro staff member, Tyrant Tackle
  • Guide staff, Drifter Tackle, Musky Mania Tackle,
    ESOX Research Company

Opportunities to Share Experience
  • Muskies Inc. magazine article reporter and writer
  • Writer for Chapter 28 Shawnee Muskie Hunters
  • Simms Outdoors Magazine contributor
  • Author, Muskie Fishing, I Did Not Know That
  • Sport shows seminar speaker
About Your Guide
Walter Krause
Walter Krause, Owner
Walter Krause has been
fishing for more than 46
years. A native of
Western Pennsylvania, he
grew up fishing lakes and
rivers for Muskie in the
Keystone state. Since
moving to the St. Louis
area in 1979 he's spent
countless hours fishing
Kinkaid, Shelbyville, the
Kaskaskia River and
many other lakes in the
mid-west along with lakes
in Wisconsin, Minnesota,
Kentucky, Lake St. Clair
and Canada.