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Little Plover River Fishery Area

DNR Fisheries Areas

Little Plover River Fishery Area is mostly pine forests, with some hardwood. Little Plover River has a history of drying up in certain sections during June, July, and August.


Little Plover River Fishery Area is on either side of I-39 adjacent to the Village of Plover. Access is via Airline Road on the west side of the Interstate and Bluebird Drive on the east side of the Interstate.


Angling opportunities

Wade fishing for brook trout

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hunting - special use for archery hunting only
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing - brook trout
  • Bird watching
  • Berry picking


For questions and comments contact:

Property Manager
Department of Natural Resources
5301 Rib Mountain Drive
Wausau WI 54401

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources

Friends of the Little Plover River [exit DNR]