Waupaca River Fishery Area
DNR Fisheries Areas
The Waupaca River Fishery Area is in the Forest Transition Ecological Landscape. Major land cover types include oak woodlands and swamp hardwoods, and upland grasses. A small landlocked clear water seepage lake known as Jaquith Lake, exists on a parcel of land located near the city of Waupaca on the south side of Hwy 10. This lake provides important wetland habitat for spring and fall migratory birds.
Waupaca River Fishery Area includes scattered parcels in the Town of Farmington, Waupaca County. T22N-R11E ; Sections 16, 17, 18 24 and 25. Developed parking areas are located on Foley Road in section 18, and off of County Road Q in section 17.
The Waupaca River Fishery Area is managed to provide trout fishing opportunities, protect spawning areas, enhance water quality, protect a wide variety of habitat types important to both game and non-game species, sustain forested areas, and provide a variety of outdoor based recreational and educational opportunities.
For questions and comments contact:
Department of Natural Resources
N2480 Hartman Creek Road
Waupaca WI 54981-9727 715-258-4778