Muskie Rescue on Shabbona Lake

Steven James Rusteberg and Duane Landmeier keeping 5 muskies safe from harm. The StowMaster TS132Z helped do the work.

The most successful muskie rescue in Illinois history was made below the Shabbona Lake spillway on June 4. By the time the sun set, 72 muskies had been rescued from Indian Creek and returned above the dam to Shabbona Lake. The largest measured 46 inches and weighed about 30 pounds.