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DNR Fisheries AreasCoon Creek Fishery Area

Coon CreekThe Coon Creek Fishery Area comprises several properties in Vernon, Monroe, and LaCrosse County along Coon Creek and its tributaries. Included are sub-properties Bohemian Valley (La Crosse County), Rullands Coulee (Monroe County), and parcels adjacent to Chaseburg, along State Hwy 162 and Koll Road, along Spring Coulee, and along Timber Coulee (Vernon County).

Coon Creek, Bohemian Valley Creek, Timber Coulee Creek, Spring Coulee Creek, and Rulland Creek are all class 1 trout streams. The upland habitat consists of a mix of hardwoods, pine and underbrush. Deer, squirrels, wild turkeys, cottontail rabbits, woodducks, and woodcock are game species that inhabit the area.

Location/Directions

Coon Creek Fishery Area includes several parcels in northeast Vernon County along State Hwy 162 and County Hwy P, in southwest Monroe County along Oakdale Avenue, and in southeast La Crosse County along County Hwy G.

Activities

Angling opportunities

shore and wading fishing

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hunting
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Berry and Mushroom Picking

Objective

The Coon Creek Fishery Area is managed to protect the public trust, enhance coldwater fishery (game and non-game), and provide outdoor recreational opportunities.

Contacts/Partners

For questions and comments contact:

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
3550 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-9002

Last revised: Monday February 20 2017