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Hook and line fishing regulations, 2020-2021

Fishing Wisconsin

Regs_FishRegsWeb2021.pdf

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The Guide to Wisconsin Hook and Line Fishing Regulations 2020-2021 [PDF] includes general inland waters, special county regulations, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Winnebago system waters, tributary streams and boundary waters.

The hook and line regulations also contain regulations for the harvest of crayfish, frogs, turtles and minnows.

Regulations from the guide are categorized below. The links go directly to the specific information listed:

For trout and salmon regulations for inland waters, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior tributary streams, see the current Guide to Wisconsin Trout Fishing Regulations, 2020-2021.

Online fishing regulations

Easy fishing! Put more fish on your line. We've made it easier to figure out what fishing regulations are on your favorite lake! Our searchable Guide to Wisconsin hook and line fishing regulations (exit DNR) lets you search by inland lakes, by lake name or county and includes an interactive map. Give it a try.