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DNR Fisheries AreasWolf River - Colic Slough Fishery Area

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Wolf River - Colic Slough Fishery Area is located in the Southeast Glacial Plain Ecological Landscape of southeastern Waupaca County. Major landcover types include bottomland hardwoods, emergent vegetation, lowland brush/willow, and open water.

The Wolf River flows through an area of bottomland hardwood forests and open marshes. This area is now a part of the larger Lower Wolf River Bottomlands Natural Resources Area.


Wolf River - Colic Slough Fishery Area exists in scattered parcels along the Wolf River in Waupaca County. Access is generally limited to boat access off the river. T 21, R 13E, section 12, and T 21, R 14E, sections 6 and 7.


Recreational Opportunities

  • Hunting - deer, waterfowl, turkey, raccoon
  • Trapping
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Pets
  • Berry picking
  • Canoeing


Wolf River - Colic Slough Fishery Area is managed to provide critical spawning habitat for walleyes and other fish species.


For questions and comments contact:

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

Last revised: Monday February 20 2017