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Great Alma Fishing Float

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Address: River Street, Alma, WI
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Ya gotta stay the night

I planned on fishing all day and night. When the last boat went in I discovered I was the only guy staying. Great fishing all night. Took about a 1-2 hour nap in my quarters, and... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
jnib384
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

I planned on fishing all day and night. When the last boat went in I discovered I was the only guy staying. Great fishing all night. Took about a 1-2 hour nap in my quarters, and went right back to fishing. Cant wait to go again.

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3 Thank jnib384
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We love fishing and decided to spend our Anniversary weekend on the Great Alma Fishing Float! We spent nearly the entire 12 hours out there and caught some great fish. It was a very enjoyable and relaxing day and we look really forward to coming back! The guys who own the float will fillet your fish for a very small... More 

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Thank ellemarie23
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

LOVED the fishing float! Great views, caught many different types of fish, and had a wonderful relaxing day on the float. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Dixie L
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The attendants were so helpful, making our fishing experience the best it could be. They have everything there, tackle, bait, rods and all the equipment you need to catch great fish and a very reasonable rate.

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Thank Marj V
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

If your looking for good fishing for a variety of fresh water fish you will love the experience of fishing off the Alma fishing float in Alma, Wisconsin. There is never a dull moment on this float on one of the most under utilized fishing spots in the Midwest, the upper Mississippi River. If your expecting a 5 star experience,... More 

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Thank DavidBeast
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

If you are very used to fishing or are new to it, you will still enjoy your time on the float. If you expect something clean and professional or commercialized then you're in the wrong place. I grew up fishing and it felt like I was a little kid again. We needed help a few times and everyone was helpful.... More 

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1 Thank 22Travelin
Wisconsin
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I've been out on the float several times now and have always had a great time! People are friendly, the fish are usually biting (we caught sunfish, walleye, sauger and a few carp). I love the pontoon ride shuttle service!

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1 Thank wiginn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We went down to the dock and put the flag up, within about 5 minutes a boat came and got us. We stayed all day and caught tons of fish. Cleaned them right on the Float. Everyone was very nice and made you feel very welcome.

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1 Thank Laura S
Rochester MN
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This float is awesome for catching fish. I took my son out for the day and I caught 3 northern! One was a 26 inch/ 51/2 pounder. We really enjoyed the sense of community on the float. Someone was always running for a net or offering help in removing hooks. They will even fillet northerns for a buck or two... More 

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Thank Amazinggrace507
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

A great way to spend the day fishing plus we had breakfast on the float. The locals were very welcoming and we were happy to give them the fish we caught since we were on vacation and didn't have any plans to keep them.

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