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DNR Fisheries AreasHulburt Creek Fishery Area

Hulburt Creek Fishery Area includes a class 1 brook trout stream and class 2 brown trout stream, significant wetland areas, some upland souther hardwoods, and natural area. Hulburt Creek is a codified Exceptional Resource Waters (ERW). The fishery area is a unique cold water ecosystem in soutwest Wisconsin that includes Tamaracks, massive White Pines, sandstone outcroppings and waterfall, along with remnant Ice Age fauna in the glens.

Location/Directions

Hulburt Creek Fishery Area starts at the State Hwy 12 bridge in Wisconsin Dells, Sauk County (T 13N, R 6E, section 9) and proceeds upstream to headwater springs in Juneau County (T 14N, R 6E, section 31).

Activities

Angling opportunities

shore trout fishing

Recreational Opportunities

The fishing easement areas are basically restricted to fishing and associated activities only; the fee title lands may be used as shown below:

  • Hunting - deer, turkey, small game, & waterfowl
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing - trout
  • Bird watching
  • Pets
  • Berry picking

Objective

Hulbert Creek Fishery Area is managed to protect this important class 1 brook trout fishery, manage the trout fishery as only a class 1 brook trout fishery, provide public access, improve unique associated bottomland and upland environment, provide for hunting opportunities, and accommodate other compatible outdoor recreational use.

Contacts/Partners

For questions and comments contact:

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
1500 N Johns Street
Dodgeville WI 53533
608-935-1936

Last revised: Monday February 20 2017