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DNR Fisheries AreasSmith Pond Fishery Area

Smith Pond Fishery Area is a class 2 and 3 trout stream also considered an "Areas of Special Natural Resource Interest" (ASNRI). The property includes emergent wet meadow wetland, forested wetland, lowland shrub wetland, and cultural sites.

Location/Directions

Smith Pond Fishery Area is located in Jackson County, Hixton Township; T 22N, R 5W, sections 29 and 30.

Activities

Angling opportunities

Shore and wading for trout. Category 2 trout regulation - bag limit 5, minimum size 7 inches (all species).

Recreational Opportunities

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

Objective

Smith Pond Fishery Area is managed for trout fishing and habitat, hunting, and trapping.

Interim forest management plan (2016) [PDF]

Contacts/Partners

For questions and comments contact:

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
910 Hwy 54 East
Black River Falls, WI 54615
715-284-1428

Last revised: Monday February 20 2017