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Tank Creek Fishery Area

DNR Fisheries Areas

Tank Creek Fishery Area is a class 1 trout stream that is considered an "Areas of Special Natural Resource Interest" (ASNRI). The property also includes wet meadow wetland, forested wetland, lowland shrub wetland and cultural sites.


Tank Creek Fishery Area is located in Jackson County, Hixton Township; T 22N, R 5W, sections 16, 26 and 27.


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


Tank Creek Fishery Area is managed for trout fishing and habitat (instream restoration work), hunting and trapping.


For questions and comments contact:

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