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Trout Fishing Regulations, 2020-2021

The Guide to Wisconsin Trout Fishing Regulations, 2020-2021 [PDF] contains the regulations for all Wisconsin trout seasons, including the inland waters catch and release and the extended Lake Superior tributaries seasons.

Early Trout Season. - The early inland trout season on selected waters [PDF] runs from 5 a.m. on the first Saturday in January (January 4, 2020) through the Friday preceding the first Saturday in May (May 1, 2020).

Note: If you are fishing inland lakes and ponds prior to the 2020 fishing opener, use the regulations in the Guide to Wisconsin Trout Fishing Regulations, 2019-2020 [PDF] until the First Sunday in March - May 3, 2019.


Last revised: Monday March 02 2020