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DNR Fisheries AreasWhitcomb Creek Fishery Area

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The Whitcomb Creek Fishery Area is located in the Forest Transition Ecological Landscape of northwest Waupaca County. Three branches of Whitcomb Creek form the stream. After these branches join they flow east and join the Little Wolf River.

The 128 acre Keller Whitcomb Creek Woods State Natural Area is located in the Whitcomb Creek Fishery Area at T 42N, R 12E, section 5.


The Whitcomb Creek Fishery Area is located in scattered parcels in northwest Waupaca County. One parcel is located in T 25N, R 12E, section 34. Several other parcels can be found in T 24N, R 12E, sections 3, 5, 8, and 12.


Recreational Opportunities

  • Hunting - deer, ruffed grouse, woodcock, rabbit, squirrel, fox, coyote, raccoons, turkey
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling trail
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing
  • Pets
  • Berry picking


The Whitcomb Creek Fishery Area is managed to provide trout fishing opportunities to the public while preserving trout spawning habitat, to sustain forests and protect and enhance water quality.


For questions and comments contact:

Wildlife Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
N2480 Hartman Creek Road
Waupaca WI 54981-9727 715-258-4778

Last revised: Tuesday March 24 2020