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Fishing Wisconsin

EZFishing brings you Wisconsin's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 8787 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Wisconsin Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Wisconsin?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Wisconsin Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Wisconsin Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Wisconsin's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Wisconsin Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin Rapids team wins State Ice Fishing Championship
  • WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) One group of Wisconsin Rapids students are celebrating a victory this weekend. Wisconsin Rapids students competed in the Wisconsin State High School Ice Fishing championship. It's held by the Wisconsin Inter Scholastic Fishing
  • WSAW-TV
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  • 2/20/2017 5:17:00 AM
  • Poached fish: DNR donates seized catch to Holmen church fundraiser
  • For those with less adventurous tastes, there will be panfish. Lots of panfish. Dale Hochhausen, a conservation warden for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, delivered about 800 bluegill, perch and crappie Friday that were seized from an ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 2/18/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • St. Croix Rods helps contribute to college bass fishing boom
  • Here, St. Croix Rods, manufactured in northern Wisconsin, has introduce its product to a new generation and helped support the cause. It sponsors both the Bassmaster and FLW college fishing programs and offers scholastic programs with a variety of ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 2/17/2017 5:51:00 PM
  • Climate Wisconsin | Ice Fishing
  • Climate change is affecting the duration of ice cover on Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin. In this multimedia video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board, learn about the relationship between ice fishing and decreasing ice cover ...
  • pbslearningmedia.org
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  • 2/17/2017 10:09:00 AM
  • Kangaroo Lake’s Newest Winter Sport: ‘Fish Sticking’
  • The partnership of the Kangaroo Lake Association (KLA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), and Harbor Lumber, Inc. of Baileys Harbor made it possible to install 33 trees (renamed “Fish Sticks”) that were ...
  • doorcountypulse.com
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  • 2/17/2017 6:31:00 AM
  • Tomahawk area fishing report for Feb. 16
  • Roman Derleth of Buck's Taxidermy & Guide Service was born and raised in the Tomahawk area. Derleth fishes in Wisconsin Musky Tour events and has been a taxidermist since 2005 and a fishing guide since 2006. To reach Derleth visit his Facebook page.
  • Post-Crescen Media
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  • 2/17/2017 4:17:00 AM
  • Central Wisconsin fishing report for Feb. 16
  • Big week for crappies and bluegills plus some nice walleyes and northern pike. Ice conditions are very good with 14 to 20 inches of good ice on most area lakes but still use caution when you are near areas with current. Travel conditions are very good with
  • Post-Crescen Media
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  • 2/17/2017 1:46:00 AM
  • Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin fishing contest
  • Buoyed by mild weather and good fishing, the 21st annual Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin (WFNW) hook and line ice fishing event drew slightly over 500 anglers Saturday, Feb. 11, on Lac Courte Oreilles. Photos by Terrell Boettcher
  • apg-wi.com
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  • 2/16/2017 11:00:00 PM
  • Ice fishing championship to draw 700
  • BIRCHWOOD– More than 700 students and volunteer coaches from 38 high schools across Wisconsin are gearing up for this year’s High School State Ice Fishing Championship in Birchwood. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association (WIFA) will be ...
  • apg-wi.com
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  • 2/16/2017 1:31:00 PM
  • Wisconsin fisherman faces 5k in fines for over-fishing
  • A Wisconsin fisherman will pay thousands of dollars in fines for catching too many fish. Stanley Paalksnis, 74, of Onalaska was caught with more than 2,500 fish, which far exceeds the amount allowed. The judge imposed a fine of nearly $5,000 and the loss .
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  • 2/15/2017 3:02:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Club braves the cold
  • The Ice Fishing Club has excelled this year at making the most of difficult conditions. Although winter in Wisconsin typically doesn’t have a problem producing ice, this year the back-and-forth weather patterns haven’t lent very good fishing conditions.
  • HNG News
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  • 2/10/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • Marshfield to host state fish-farming event
  • MARSHFIELD - Wisconsin has more than 2,400 fish farms and the largest aquaculture industry in the Midwest, which is one reason national experts and others will gather in Marshfield next month for a two-day conference on the topic. Registration is now open
  • The Marshfield News-Herald
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  • 2/10/2017 5:57:00 PM
  • Tomahawk area fishing report for Feb. 9
  • Roman Derleth of Buck's Taxidermy & Guide Service was born and raised in the Tomahawk area. Derleth fishes in Wisconsin Musky Tour events and has been a taxidermist since 2005 and a fishing guide since 2006. To reach Derleth visit his Facebook page.
  • Post-Crescen Media
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  • 2/10/2017 1:58:00 AM
  • Central Wisconsin fishing report for Feb. 9
  • Well a lot of things have changed in the past week. Ice conditions have upgraded and travel on area lakes has improved drastically. Most lakes have anywhere from 14 to 18 inches of ice with little snow cover which makes for very good travel conditions.
  • Post-Crescen Media
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  • 2/10/2017 12:58:00 AM
  • WFNW ice fishing event slated Saturday on LCO
  • Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin (WFNW) will host their 21st annual hook and line Family Ice Fishing Event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 11, on Lac Courte Oreilles. This is the largest ice fishing event of the winter in the Hayward area.
  • apg-wi.com
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  • 2/9/2017 6:33:00 PM
  • Smith: Wisconsin ice will host pair of annual fishing traditions
  • Smith: Wisconsin ice will host pair of annual fishing traditions The annual Lake Winnebago system sturgeon spearing season and free fishing clinics in southeastern Wisconsin will be held Saturday. Check out this story on jsonline.com: http://on.jsonl.in ..
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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  • 2/8/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Budget: Hunting, fishing fees won't rise
  • However, the state Department of Natural Resources would be allowed to raise state park admission and camping fees under the two-year spending proposal. DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp's plan to reorganize the agency and not break it apart as a Republican ...
  • WISN 12
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  • 2/8/2017 11:09:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Sturgeon Spearing Gets Underway Saturday
  • OSHKOSH, Wis. - When sturgeon spearing gets underway on Lake Winnebago and the upriver lakes this Saturday, spearers can look forward to seeing some big fish. Ryan Koenigs, Lake Winnebago sturgeon biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/8/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • Kids' Ice Fishing Clinics Feb. 11 in Wisconsin
  • MILWAUKEE - Kids 15-years-old and younger are invited to discover the joys of ice fishing at the 26th annual Kids' Ice Fishing Clinics on Saturday, Feb. 11, at park lagoons in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. The free clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to 3
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/8/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • WFNW ice fishing event slated on LCO Feb. 11
  • Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin (WFNW) will host their 21st annual hook and line Family Ice Fishing Event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, on Lac Courte Oreilles. Participants will fish for walleye, northern, crappie, perch and bluegill.
  • apg-wi.com
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  • 2/7/2017 4:12:00 PM
  • $2000 in Fines for Fishing Offences
  • DRYDEN – Two United States residents have been fined a total of $2,000 for fishing offences. Steven Cody of Hudson, Wisconsin, and James Kerr of Boston, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty and were each fined $1,000 for having an over-limit of walleye.
  • Net News Ledger
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  • 2/7/2017 3:09:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Ice Fishing Clinics for Kids
  • Kids' Ice Fishing Clinics are scheduled for this coming Saturday, February 11, 2017 in southeast Wisconsin. Fishing clubs will host the clinics at seven parks in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. Clinics are open to children ages 15 and under. Children ages
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/7/2017 8:12:00 AM

Wisconsin Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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