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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.

  • Crunch time for Fish
  • SCVBL teams need to win at least nine games to make the Wisconsin Baseball Association playoffs. "Next week is huge," Fish player-manager Josh Eidem said. "If we win all three, we could finish as high as third in the SCVB. If we lose all three we can fall
  • River Falls Journal
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  • 7/26/2017 6:11:00 AM
  • Classic Video: What Fly Fishing Means
  • This short clip from Climate Wisconsin has a serious message about rising water temperatures, but it’s also just a great glimpse of the pleasures of the fly-fishing life. Guide Peter Cozad is eloquent in his description of what fly fishing means to him.
  • orvis.com
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  • 7/25/2017 5:30:00 PM
  • 12 Questions with Kyle Alsop
  • The friendships I’ve made are huge. I love the fishing and the competitiveness, but the friendships I’ve made from Wisconsin to Texas are awesome. Just to be able to call so many of these guys and chat with them about whatever is awesome. Plus ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 7/24/2017 2:21:00 PM
  • 185 consecutive Friday night fish fries and counting: The Steakout
  • The parking lot for The Steakout was packed, and being that I was at a restaurant in Wisconsin on a Friday night, I thought there was no way it didn’t have a fish fry. As I walked in, my eyes had to adjust to the dimmed lights, and I soon found out I was .
  • milwaukeerecord.com
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  • 7/24/2017 3:06:00 AM
  • Best Places to Fish in Wisconsin: Lake Wissota
  • Nestled in the northwestern portion of Wisconsin, Lake Wissota is located just east of Chippewa Falls, WI, and north of Highway 29. The reservoir was created in 1915 to provide flood control and a source of hydroelectric power along the Chippewa River.
  • travelwisconsin.com
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  • 7/21/2017 12:23:00 PM
  • ICAST keeps fishing alive and well
  • Rains can change water conditions in a matter of hours. Go to www.foxwaterway.state.il.us or call 847-587-8540. Wisconsin: You can call Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Fishing Hotline at 414-382-7920 to hear the latest fishing information for Lake Michigan and .
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 7/20/2017 4:19:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing Muskies: It’s Not for the Meek
  • Very recently, I spent 10 days in northern Wisconsin doing exactly this. When I’m not writing for Wide Open Spaces, I also own Walton Rods. Later this year we are going to be launching a big fish rod and I wanted to see what these fly rods could do first .
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 7/19/2017 1:48:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Records Are Falling Like Dominoes This Year
  • Wisconsin has seen several state fishing records enter the books thus far this year, including four records for the newly formed Live Release category. Records are made to be broken, and fishing records are no different. 2017 has thus far been a banner ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 7/10/2017 7:49:00 PM
  • Fish farming in Wisconsin growing after decade of stagnation
  • Fish farming in the state has traditionally centered on raising bait and sport fish for anglers, but new aquaculture businesses are moving the focus back to fish meant to be eaten. (Photo by Brian Peterson) MADISON, Wis. — After a 10-year lull ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 7/10/2017 4:02:00 PM
  • Study: Fish from Lake Winnebago may not be safe to eat
  • A new study is raising concerns about the safety of eating fish from a lake in eastern Wisconsin. Research conducted by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Superior found that small pieces of plastic have skirted the wastewater treatment process ...
  • Wisconsin Gazette
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  • 7/10/2017 10:08:00 AM
  • Fish farming in Wisconsin growing after decade of stagnation
  • MADISON, Wis. (AP) - After a 10-year lull, Wisconsin's aquaculture industry is seeing growth with new farms raising fish destined for the dinner plate. Chris Hartleb is a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point biology professor who's tracked the state's ...
  • Channel 3000
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  • 7/9/2017 11:40:00 AM
  • Study: Fish from Wisconsin lake may not be safe to eat
  • GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - A new study is raising concerns about the safety of eating fish from a lake in eastern Wisconsin. USA Today Network-Wisconsin reports that research conducted by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Superior found that small ...
  • Channel 3000
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  • 7/9/2017 9:03:00 AM
  • Study: Fish from Wisconsin lake may not be safe to eat
  • GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- A new study is raising concerns about the safety of eating fish from a lake in eastern Wisconsin. USA Today Network-Wisconsin reports that research conducted by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Superior found that small ...
  • WXOW 19
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  • 7/9/2017 3:24:00 AM
  • Fish from Wisconsin lake may not be safe to eat
  • GREEN BAY — A new study is raising concerns about the safety of eating fish from a lake in eastern Wisconsin. Research conducted by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Superior found that small pieces of plastic have skirted the wastewater ...
  • FOX 6 Now
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  • 7/8/2017 8:01:00 PM
  • Study: Fish from Wisconsin lake may not be safe to eat
  • GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- A new study is raising concerns about the safety of eating fish from a lake in eastern Wisconsin. Research conducted by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Superior found that small pieces of plastic have skirted the ...
  • tmj4.com
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  • 7/8/2017 6:34:00 PM
  • Fish farming in Wisconsin growing after decade of stagnation
  • MADISON, Wis. (AP) — After a 10-year lull, Wisconsin's aquaculture industry is seeing growth with new farms raising fish destined for the dinner plate. Chris Hartleb is a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point biology professor who's tracked the state's ...
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 7/8/2017 5:26:00 PM
  • Study: Fish from Wisconsin lake may not be safe to eat
  • GREEN BAY, Wis. — A new study is raising concerns about the safety of eating fish from a lake in eastern Wisconsin. Research conducted by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Superior found that small pieces of plastic have skirted the wastewater ...
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 7/8/2017 3:00:00 PM
  • Fish like a girl
  • In all 32 species of fish are eligible, legally caught in any Wisconsin water and released in good condition. Will these records hold the same credence among anglers as the traditional state records? It is hard to say. More and more anglers are starting to
  • The Northwoods River News
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  • 7/8/2017 12:43:00 PM
  • Best Places to Fish in Wisconsin: Nagawicka Lake
  • Located in Waukesha County, within the boundaries of Delafield and the city of Nashotah lies 981-acre Nagawicka Lake. Its ease of access from Milwaukee, just off of major expressway I-94, makes Nagawicka Lake a very popular destination for a variety of ...
  • travelwisconsin.com
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  • 7/7/2017 12:04:00 PM
  • Vinh Hoan recalls fish sold in Wisconsin
  • Vinh Hoan USA, Inc., a Tustin, Calif. firm, is recalling approximately 84,000 pounds of imported frozen Swai fillet products that were distributed into U.S. commerce without meeting federal requirements, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety ...
  • HNG News
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  • 6/29/2017 11:02:00 AM

Wisconsin Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Wisconsin.

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