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Fishing

Wisconsin's fantastic Fall fishing - a little chill, a little color and lots of fish.

Wisconsin's unique combination of lakes, streams and rivers, easy fishing access, opportunities for action and the potential for large fish, make it one of the top fishing destinations in the nation. Share the water, take someone fishing and make memories one fish at a time.

Get a fishing license

Fishing regulations

Fishing Seasons and Dates

Information on when you can fish. Know when you can schedule and plan those special fishing trips

Places to fish

Where to fish is often the most important question. Wisconsin offers a variety of fishing opportunities. Try them all!

Get Started

Not familiar with Wisconsin fishing? Get the information you need to get out on the water, have fun and try your luck!

Fishing for trout

Wisconsin boasts over 13,000 miles of trout streams to test anglers. Are you up to the test?

Wisconsin's Fishes

Wisconsin waters are home to a 160 different fish species.
Wisconsin's Fishes

Eating your catch

Eating your catch can be part of a healthy diet. There’s no better place to fish for your meals than Wisconsin.
Eating your catch

Youth and Fishing

Kids and fishing. There is no better combination. Leave the future of Wisconsin fishing in good hands.
Youth and Fishing

Your Fishing questions answered

Frequently asked questions that will help you enjoy your fishing experience.
Your Fishing questions answered