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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.

  • Joe Thomas retirement press conference
  • I understand you are going back to Wisconsin in a week and a half that you can use to fish. It is an appropriately embroidered fishing vest with the No. 73 on it. (Dorsey and Jackson present gifts to Thomas) “Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the ...
  • Cleveland Browns
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  • 3/19/2018 11:53:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Expo continues to grow
  • After a 13-percent increase in attendance in 2017, an all-time high, the Wisconsin Fishing Expo (WFE) continued its upward attendance swing with another 9-percent increase for the 2018 event, held Feb. 23-25. In addition, the Expo area at Alliant Energy ..
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/16/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Expo Attendance Up 3rd Consecutive Year
  • Slinger, WI – After an incredible 13-percent increase in attendance in 2017, an all-time-high, the Wisconsin Fishing Expo (WFE) continued the upward direction with yet another nine percent increase for the 2018 event, held February 23-25th. This is the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2018 6:25:00 AM
  • 219 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: The Farmer’s Wife
  • Originally hailing from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin—home of Walleye Weekend, the self-professed "World's Largest Walleye Fish Fry"—Caleb Westphal has not missed a Friday Night fish fry since sometime in 2013. He's a fanatic of music, film, and American history.
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 3/16/2018 5:23:00 AM
  • Big Fish: AL man awaiting official word on world record catch
  • Owen has checked with the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall Of Fame in Wisconsin, and an official says that the catch will indeed be a world record once classified. Johnny has also been in touch with local and state officials, and all agree that at this ..
  • WAFB
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  • 3/13/2018 12:12:00 PM
  • Big Fish: AL man awaiting official word on world record catch
  • Owen has checked with the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall Of Fame in Wisconsin, and an official says that the catch will indeed be a world record once classified. Johnny has also been in touch with local and state officials, and all agree that at this ..
  • WSFA
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  • 3/12/2018 11:35:00 PM
  • DINING A LA KING: This time of year, fish sandwiches rise to the surface.
  • It’s not as good as the Big Fish for more money. Culver’s is higher-end fast food. The Wisconsin-based chain amps up quality and customer service and sometimes that can cost a bit more too. Right now Culver’s is offering both walleye and cod fish ...
  • The Goshen News
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  • 3/12/2018 9:24:00 AM
  • Whirling disease found in fish in North Saskatchewan River: CFIA
  • Rainbow trout occupy a pond at Rushing Waters Fisheries, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Palmyra, Wis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ AP/Wisconsin State Journal-John Hart EDMONTON – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says an infectious disease fatal to some kinds of ...
  • Medicine Hat News
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  • 3/9/2018 10:33:00 PM
  • 218 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Randy’s Neighbor’s Inn
  • In hindsight I was an idiot not to confirm they had fish when I called for a reservation, but it was a Friday, I was in Wisconsin, and I was going to a supper club. Was I missing something here? Although they don’t have the most important food of all ...
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 3/9/2018 4:02:00 PM
  • Thank Cod it's Fryday: Steny's Tavern & Grill
  • In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin-style brandy old ...
  • OnMilwaukee
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  • 3/9/2018 4:01:00 PM
  • Roadhouse 139 serves a long list of fish off the ATV trail in Long Lake
  • Roadhouse serves fish all day on Friday starting at 11 a.m. Parole possible for man convicted of killing wife Submitted: 03/09/2018 LA CROSSE - A western Wisconsin man convicted of killing his wife and trying to make her death look like an accident won't .
  • WJFW-TV
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  • 3/9/2018 2:02:00 PM
  • Michigan: Over 2,000 Earn Master Angler Awards
  • Wisconsin. Submissions for the 2018 Master Angler program already are being accepted, and will be until Jan. 10, 2019. To download an application, visit michigan.gov/masterangler. Anglers are encouraged to submit applications as they catch their fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2018 7:25:00 AM
  • History Sandwiched In
  • press release: Explore the relatively unknown story of Mildred Fish-Harnack, a University of Wisconsin graduate who helped lead the underground resistance against the Nazis until her capture, torture and execution by guillotine - the only American woman ..
  • Isthmus
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  • 3/6/2018 4:15:00 AM
  • Ice-O-Ramma the Northland Fishing Tournament Tradition
  • ASHLAND, Wis.- The competition is tough on the Chequamegon Bay near Ashland, Wisconsin this weekend. The annual Ice–O–Ramma kicks off on Saturday. The weekend long competition is a tradition of over 30 years. Fishermen compete to catch one of the ...
  • fox21online
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  • 3/3/2018 4:30:00 AM
  • Thank Cod it's Fryday: Kam's Thistle & Shamrock
  • In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin style brandy old ...
  • OnMilwaukee
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  • 3/2/2018 4:02:00 PM
  • Fish 'cribs' added to Pardeeville's Park Lake
  • Jim Buckley, a Pardeeville village trustee and the village’s representative on the Lakes Management District, said the fish cribs are a joint effort between the district, the village and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, which issued the ...
  • wiscnews
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  • 3/1/2018 10:43:00 PM
  • Do you ever wonder what happens to the fish in a frozen lake?
  • “They survive just fine under the ice,” says Jake Vander Zanden, Director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for Limnology. “They are adapted to survive in these low temperatures; it’s not that big of a deal.” Fish survive quite ...
  • Technology
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  • 3/1/2018 10:05:00 AM
  • Be Prepared: Watch Out for River Ice
  • The Boy Scout motto “Be prepared” holds infinite wisdom when fishing any Wisconsin river in March. Or in any state where river ice comes into play. Boats are designed to move through water in its liquid state. Ice provides a unique set of solid ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/26/2018 5:39:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Expo to have a quiet side, too
  • Madison — The Midwest’s largest consumer fishing show will have a quiet side this year with an entire wing of the Wisconsin Fishing Expo at the Alliant Energy Expo Hall in Madison dedicated to kayaks and other silent watercraft. The expo runs Feb. 23-25.
  • Outdoornews
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  • 2/26/2018 11:18:00 AM
  • High school team fishes for others at Battle on Bago
  • OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY-TV) The Wisconsin Rapids Ice fishing Team comes to fish at Battle on Bago, one of the largest ice fishing tournaments. "Winnebago provides a good challenge of fishing, you never know what you're going to catch," said Scott Stankowski ..
  • WBAY
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  • 2/25/2018 2:28:00 AM
  • 216 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Grainger’s Pub & Grill
  • Originally hailing from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin—home of Walleye Weekend, the self-professed "World's Largest Walleye Fish Fry"—Caleb Westphal has not missed a Friday Night fish fry since sometime in 2013. He's a fanatic of music, film, and American history.
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 2/23/2018 6:36:00 AM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Expo
  • Gone fishin’: Fisherpeople will fall hook, line and sinker for the Madison Fishing Expo, where they’ll find all things piscatory under one roof. As they say, “A bad day fishing is better than a good day working.” Of course, they also say ...
  • Isthmus
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  • 2/23/2018 2:21:00 AM
  • Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin Ice Fishing Event
  • A total of 558 anglers — 370 adults and 188 children and youth — participated in the Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin (WFNW) 22nd annual family ice fishing event on Lac Courte Oreilles on a sunny, mild Saturday, Feb. 17. There was plenty of ice and ...
  • Ashland Daily Press
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  • 2/22/2018 12:59:00 AM
  • Portage High shows well in first ice-fishing state tournament
  • Portage’s "black" team of nine students scored 119 points at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association tournament, where scoring was determined according to the combined length of game fish and combined weight of pan fish. The school’s "orange ...
  • wiscnews
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  • 2/21/2018 12:29:00 AM

Wisconsin Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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