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Fox Lake Fishery Area

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The Fox Lake Fishery Area is a mix of upland grassland and wetland along Cambria/Canada Creek and adjacent Fox Lake in Dodge County.


Fox Lake Township, T 13N, R 13E, sections 20 and 21. On the West side of Fox Lake, take State Hwy 33 to County Hwy A north to the property on west side of County Hwy A.


Angling opportunities

Shorefishing, wading, canoe, and other small craft use to warmwater fishery including northern pike, musky, walleye, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and other panfish. Waterfowl hunters also use the area for skiff launching and hunting.

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hunting - waterfowl
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing - northern pike, musky, walleye, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, other panfish
  • Bird watching
  • Pets
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing


The Fox Lake Fishery Area is managed to protect and improve water quality of Cambria/Canada Creek and adjacent Fox Lake, and provide public access via shore, wading, and small craft to Cambria/Canada Creek and Fox Lake.


For questions and comments contact:

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
N7725 Highway 28
Horicon WI 53032

Last revised: Tuesday March 24 2020