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DNR Fisheries AreasPlover River Fishery Area

Plover River Fishery Area includes hardwood forests, cedar forests, lowlands, and spring ponds along Plover River in Marathon County.

Location/Directions

Plover River Fishery Area stretches from County Hwy N to State Hwy 52 along the Plover River in Marathon County.

Activities

Angling opportunities

Wade fishing for trout and canoe fishing the spring ponds.

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hunting
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling trail
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing - trout
  • Bird watching
  • Swimming
  • Berry picking
  • Canoeing

Objective

Plover River Fishery Area is managed to maintain the trout population in the Plover River.

Interim forest management plan (1981) [PDF]

Contacts/Partners

For questions and comments contact:

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
5301 Rib Mountain Drive
Wausau WI 54401
715-359-7582

Last revised: Monday February 20 2017