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Tainter and McGraw Creeks

DNR Fisheries AreasLa Crosse Area Comprehensive Fishery Area

Tainter Creek
Tainter and McGraw Creeks are class 1 trout streams. Uplands consist of a mix of hardwoods, pine, and underbrush.


T 11N, R 4W, sections 7, 8, 17, & 18.


Angling opportunities

shore and wading fishing

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Bird watching
  • Berry picking


Tainter and McGraw Creeks are managed to protect the public trust, enhance coldwater fishery (game and non-game), and provide outdoor recreational opportunities.


For questions and comments contact:

Senior Fisheries Biologist
Bureau of Fisheries Management
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
3550 Mormon Coulee Rd.
La Crosse, WI 54601