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North Branch Trempealeau River Fishery Area

DNR Fisheries Areas

North Branch Trempealeau River Fishery Area is a class 1 and 2 trout stream that is considered "Areas of Special Natural Resource Interest" (ASNRI) and is designated an Exceptional Resource Waters (ERW). The property also includes lowland scrub wetland, forested wetland and cultural sites.


North Branch Trempealeau River Fishery Area is located in Jackson County, Hixton and Garden Valley Townships; T 22N, R 5W, sections 4, 9, 16; T 23N, R 5W, sections 20, 28, 29, and 33.


Angling opportunities

Shore and wading for trout.

Recreational opportunities

  • Hunting - bear, deer, small game and turkey
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling trail
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing - brook and brown trout
  • Bird watching
  • Berry picking
  • Canoeing


For questions and comments contact:

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
910 Hwy 54 East
Black River Falls, WI 54615