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For information on Lake Michigan Fisheries contact:
Bradley Eggold

Fishing Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan Chinook stocking

Lake Michigan, or the big pond as many Wisconsinites know it, is the No. 1 most frequently visited water in Wisconsin and it's easy to see why. Whether by boat or on shore, a fishing pole will bring you some of the state's best and most diverse fishing, not to mention picturesque views.

And with more than 15 million fish stocked annually to keep populations healthy - there's a good chance there will be a bite on your line.

The Department hosted a Charter Captain meeting to discuss the status of the Lake Michigan salmon and trout fishery. Click here to learn more about the meeting.

Fishing Lake Michigan

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Last revised: Tuesday April 12 2016