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DNR Fisheries AreasTank Creek Fishery Area

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.

Location/Directions

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

Activities

Angling opportunities

Shore and wading for trout. Category 4 trout regulation - bag limit 3, minimum size 12 inches (brown trout), 8 inches (brook 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

Objective

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

Interim forest management plan (1986) [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