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Fishing WisconsinPlaces to fish in Wisconsin

Looking for a place to wet a line? You’ve come to the right place. Whether it’s lake, stream, river, or pond, Wisconsin offers a variety of fishing opportunities for expert and novice alike.

Fishing the Great Lakes

Fishing with kids

Accessible fishing

Quality fishing opportunities

Musky fishing

Wisconsin lakes

Trout fishing

Boat access and shore fishing opportunities

DNR fisheries areas

Fishing on private forest lands

More fishing resources

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest [exit DNR] has more than 2,000 miles of stream with nearly 1,400 miles classified as trout waters, 607 lakes greater than ten acres in size and more than 400 spring ponds.

Last revised: Wednesday April 02 2014