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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.

  • Census of Fish (image)
  • The NTL-LTER 'Fish Crew' takes a yearly 'census' of fish populations in the 12 LTER study lakes in Wisconsin. Here the crew measures a massive common carp pulled from a Fyke net in Lake Monona in Madison, WI. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not ...
  • EurekAlert!
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  • 3/30/2017 5:03:00 AM
  • St. Croix Rods Partners with Angler's Inn
  • St. Croix Rod is a family-owned and managed manufacturer of high-performance fishing rods headquartered in Park Falls, Wisconsin with a 68-year heritage of USA manufacturing. Utilizing proprietary technologies, St. Croix controls every step of the rod ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • Dredging Project to Help Boaters at Arrowhead Fishing Pier
  • “It’s a win–win for everyone all around.” The city of Superior says a portion of fishing licenses and boat launch fees will be used to help pay for this project. Fishing season in Wisconsin begins May 6th.
  • FOX 21 News
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  • 3/28/2017 3:04:00 AM
  • The Ballot is in: 10 Fishing Quotes Powerful Enough to Commit to Memory
  • Doug Larson was a newspaper columnist and editor in Wisconsin. Toward the end of his career, he wrote a column that was basically a string of memorable quotes. This one really gets to the essence of fishing. It gets to what’s important in life.
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 3/27/2017 1:15:00 PM
  • Readers: Ridges fish fry 'best in town'
  • Readers: Ridges fish fry 'best in town' The Ridges Golf Course earns second place in Daily Tribune reader survey of best fish fries in Wisconsin Rapids area. Check out this story on wisconsinrapidstribune.com: http://wrtnews.co/2mVAH1y
  • Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
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  • 3/24/2017 3:10:00 PM
  • Free Preview of World Fishing Network for Some Viewers Beginning March 29
  • During the free preview, viewers will have a chance to see Jack Links' Major League Fishing: General Tire Summit Cup direct from LaCrosse, Wisconsin with special two-hour airings Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET; Timmy Horton Outdoors; Skeeter Bass Champs with Fish
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/24/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • Wisconsin to Offer Catch-and-Release Record Fish Category
  • Figure 1. Fish should be measured from the snout to the tip of the compressed tail. MADISON -- Dedicated catch and release anglers know there's little that equals the joy of releasing a healthy musky, northern pike or even a walleye with the hope that it .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/23/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • Wisconsin DNR Trout and Salmon Stamp Contests Underway
  • MADISON - Students in grades 9 through 12 who have artistic talent or just really like to fish, will want to check out the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources inland trout stamp and Great Lakes salmon and trout stamp design contests for the 2018 year
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/23/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • New St. Croix Legend 8'8" Glass Promises Longer Casts Than Ever
  • 15-year transferable warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service. Designed and handcrafted in Park Falls, Wisconsin USA. St. Croix Rod is a family-owned and managed manufacturer of high-performance fishing rods headquartered in Park Falls, Wisconsin ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/23/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • Wisconsin DNR to start category for catch-and-release fish records
  • Beginning in 2017, Wisconsin anglers will be able to enter fish in a catch-and-release records category. The Department of Natural Resources calls the program "Live Release." The agency announced the new program in its Spring 2017 Wisconsin Fishing Report.
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 3/23/2017 5:13:00 AM
  • Wisconsin DNR to start category for catch-and-release fish records
  • Beginning in 2017, Wisconsin anglers will be able to enter fish in a catch-and-release records category. The Department of Natural Resources calls the program "Live Release." The agency announced the new program in its Spring 2017 Wisconsin Fishing Report.
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 3/23/2017 4:25:00 AM
  • Fish fry at The Ridges Golf Course
  • Fish fry at The Ridges Golf Course The Ridges Golf Course earned second place in a Daily Tribune reader survey of the best fish fries in the Wisconsin Rapids area. Check out this story on wisconsinrapidstribune.com: http://wrtnews.co/2mR5Kvy
  • Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
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  • 3/23/2017 12:44:00 AM
  • Oak Creek Power Plant Fishing Pier Opening Delayed due to Snow
  • The winter storm that passed through southeastern Wisconsin this week delayed the opening of the Oak Creek Power Plant fishing pier. The pier, which extends into Lake Michigan, usually opens March 15. Safety is the number 1 priority of We Energies who ...
  • CBS 58 News
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  • 3/18/2017 8:51:00 PM
  • Why We Must Protect Freshwater Fish
  • “Most freshwater fish catches don’t enter the global trade economy, so they draw less interest,” says University of Wisconsin–Madison zoologist Peter McIntyre. McIntyre recently conducted a global analysis of riverine fisheries—and the threats ...
  • National Geographic Society
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  • 3/18/2017 10:18:00 AM
  • Trout pond is new feature at Wisconsin Sport Show in Eau Claire
  • - Mitch Gifford of Cameron helps his daughter, Lilli, land a trout caught while fishing in a catch-and-release trout pond set up at the Wisconsin Sport Show Friday at the Menards Conference Center, 5150 Old Mill Plaza Drive. The pond is a new feature at ..
  • Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
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  • 3/18/2017 5:14:00 AM
  • 10 Madison-area fish dishes you don't want to miss
  • Friday night fish is a tradition in Wisconsin and every fish lover has his or her favorite fish fry. With Lent well underway, we offer 10 ideas about where to go to get your fish fix. As the list isn't focused solely on Friday nights, it's not limited to .
  • Madison
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  • 3/17/2017 5:17:00 PM
  • Inaugural Fishing with the Stars Open Water Tournament set for May 20
  • Manthei loves to fish, especially to chase predator fish - that is a fish with teeth. Rob guides for muskies and walleyes throughout northern Wisconsin and spends a lot of time in northwestern Ontario as a guest instructor for Andy Myers Lodge.
  • Lakeland Times
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  • 3/17/2017 12:21:00 PM
  • The Friday fish fry: a Wisconsin staple
  • HALES CORNERS - The Friday fish fry has been a Wisconsin tradition for decades. "The history has been because of the Catholics and the upbringing of everybody not eating meat on Fridays, and it became a staple and a family tradition," said Steve Cannistra
  • wtmj.com
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  • 3/17/2017 11:01:00 AM
  • Readers: Grilled fish a favorite at Sideroads
  • Readers: Grilled fish a favorite at Sideroads Sideroads Food & Spirits earns third place in Daily Tribune reader survey of best fish fries in Wisconsin Rapids area. Check out this story on wisconsinrapidstribune.com: http://wrtnews.co/2m6I7nc
  • Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
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  • 3/16/2017 9:06:00 PM
  • Great Lakes funding cuts are absurd, irresponsible lawmakers say
  • "I used to serve in the Water Division of Wisconsin DNR," he said ... in annual economic activity and supporting 1.5 million jobs in the tourism, boating and fishing industries, he said. "Such irresponsible cuts to Great Lakes protection efforts will ...
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 3/16/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Moose Lake News
  • There seemed to be more interest this year than in the past for taking vacations and traveling to northern Wisconsin. We hand out the Hayward ... There will even be a trout pond for the kids to fish out of. This attraction was in Milwaukee and was a ...
  • apg-wi.com
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  • 3/16/2017 6:40:00 PM
  • DNR reports first discovery of invasive silver carp in St. Croix River
  • “This news is disappointing but not unexpected,” said DNR invasive fish coordinator Nick Frohnauer ... The group includes representatives from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, and several federal agencies. In partnership with the ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 3/16/2017 6:15:00 PM

Wisconsin Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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