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Cataract Pond Public Access

DNR Fisheries Areas

Cataract Pond is a put-and-take lake stocked with hatchery trout annually (as budgets permit). This is a fishing access site only.


T 19N, R 4W, section 27.


Angling opportunities

shore, wading, and small boat fishing

Recreational Opportunities

  • Fishing
  • Boating


Cataract Pond Public Access is 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