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DNR Fisheries AreasTank Creek Fishery Area

Tank Creek Fishery Area is a class 1 trout stream that is considered an "Areas of Special Natural Resource Interest" (ASNRI). The property also includes wet meadow wetland, forested wetland, lowland shrub wetland, and cultural sites.


Tank Creek Fishery Area is located in Jackson County, Hixton Township; T 22N, R 5W, sections 16, 26 and 27.


Angling opportunities

Shore and wading for trout. Category 4 trout regulation - bag limit 3, minimum size 12 inches (brown trout), 8 inches (brook trout).

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hunting - bear, deer, small game, and turkey,
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling trail
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing - brook and brown trout
  • Bird watching
  • Berry picking
  • Canoeing


Tank Creek Fishery Area is managed for trout fishing and habitat (instream restoration work), hunting, and trapping.

Interim forest management plan (1986) [PDF]


For questions and comments contact:

Fisheries Biologist
Department of Natural Resources
910 Hwy 54 East
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Last revised: Monday February 20 2017