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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 biologists discover old fish near Apostle Islands
  • MADISON, Wis. — State biologists say a lake trout caught this month is the oldest they’ve found in northern Wisconsin in recent history. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the fish caught near the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior is at least 46 years ...
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 11/20/2017 6:53:00 PM
  • Houston's fishing report: Ice anglers still on hold
  • The Minnesota firearms deer season is on its last day, and Wisconsin's gun deer season has started and will run through next Sunday. Good luck, hunters! Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (houstonsguideservice.com) on Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 11/19/2017 3:37:00 PM
  • Wisconsin man faces $1,250 fines for fishing violation
  • A Wisconsin angler has been fined a total of $1,250 for a fishing-related offence. Steven Pfeiffer of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin pleaded guilty and was fined $1,250 for possessing eight smallmouth bass. Court heard that on June 22, 2017, conservation officers
  • Tbnewswatch.com
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  • 11/18/2017 3:34:00 PM
  • Antidepressants Found In Several Great Lakes Fish
  • In a 2013 study, researchers with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found that antidepressants can cause fish to become anxious, antisocial and homicidal. Females exposed to drugs produced fewer eggs. Meanwhile, the males became more aggressive ...
  • CBS Minnesota
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  • 9/22/2017 5:04:00 AM
  • 193 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Maverick’s
  • The reality is that I haven’t been to most of the places that people tell me about, which illustrates how big of a deal fish frys are in Wisconsin, and gives me something to look forward to for the rest of my life. This week’s random catch ended up ...
  • milwaukeerecord.com
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  • 9/15/2017 5:27:00 AM
  • Fryin’ Fish At WUMC
  • A fish fry is a popular fundraiser held throughout the U.S. In the northeast, battered or breaded haddock and cod are popular; in the midwest, particularly Wisconsin, the fish is typically beer battered cod, perch, and walleye; and in the southeast ...
  • thewestburytimes.com
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  • 9/14/2017 1:19:00 PM
  • Fishing for lunch at Wisconsin’s largest rainbow trout farm
  • Fish year-round for trout — no license or equipment needed — at Wisconsin’s Rushing Waters Fisheries, and then have your catch cleaned and cooked at the onsite Trout House restaurant. Rushing Waters is about a two-hour drive from Chicago. (Lori Rackl ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 9/11/2017 5:16:00 PM
  • Wisconsin indoor fish farm uses water for greenhouse
  • NORTHFIELD, Wis. — A new fish farm and greenhouse operation in western Wisconsin is trying to change the seafood industry with its indoor aqua-hydroponics system. Fish farm-greenhouse enterprise Superior Fresh in Northfield opened its indoor Atlantic ...
  • Telegraph Herald
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  • 9/10/2017 5:37:00 AM
  • Wisconsin enterprise combines indoor fish farm, greenhouse
  • The one-acre fish farm can produce up to 120,000 pounds of Atlantic salmon – as well as 40,000 pounds of rainbow trout – each year. NORTHFIELD, Wis. — A new fish farm and greenhouse operation in western Wisconsin is trying to change the seafood ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 9/5/2017 8:38:00 PM
  • Ideas for catching more fish in clear water
  • And how the fish react should have an impact on how we react to our fishing presentations. I’ve got a trip planned to visit Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin, this fall. In planning for this trip, I refer back to a trip I made there in the fall a ...
  • Spencer Daily Reporter
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  • 9/4/2017 11:29:00 PM
  • ‘Four Dead Horses’
  • From spring to autumn, on beaches public and private from Michigan to Wisconsin, rotting alewives served as an unavoidable reminder of the mortal danger of being a fish, if not out of water, then in water of the wrong sort. So Martin knew what the ...
  • Richmond magazine
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  • 9/4/2017 12:30:00 PM
  • Driftwood Outdoors: Fly-In wilderness fishing trip surpasses expectations
  • And the fish bite all day long. Bring good food. It enhances the pleasure of the trip. Many summers, I ventured north to Wisconsin and Minnesota with my grandfather. He was obsessed with walleye fishing. He devoured magazine articles and books on the speci
  • California Democrat
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  • 9/4/2017 5:02:00 AM
  • Brule River 2016-17 steelhead run considered average
  • The 2016-17 run of 6,268 steelhead (migratory rainbow trout) in Wisconsin's Brule River was just over the 25-year average for the species, according to Department of Natural Resources fisheries officials. The spring run of 724 steelhead, in addition to ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 9/3/2017 11:39:00 AM
  • Great fishing, good food add to experience in Canadian wilderness
  • And the fish bit all day long. Bring good food. It enhances the pleasure of the trip. For years, I ventured north to Wisconsin and Minnesota with my grandfather. He was obsessed with walleye fishing. He devoured magazine articles and books on the species.
  • Daily Journal
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  • 9/2/2017 6:55:00 AM
  • It Turns Out That Fish Around The Great Lakes Are On Antidepressants
  • Some fish won’t acknowledge the presence of predators as much.” Research from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has identified that even incredibly low levels of the antidepressant prozac, around the amount that can contaminate bodies of water ...
  • all-that-is-interesting.com
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  • 9/2/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • Wisconsin indoor fish farm recycles water for greenhouse
  • NORTHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A new fish farm and greenhouse operation in western Wisconsin is trying to change the seafood industry with its indoor aqua-hydroponics system. Fish farm-greenhouse enterprise Superior Fresh in Northfield opened its indoor ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 9/1/2017 10:16:00 PM
  • Gary Engberg: Lower Wisconsin River good place to fish for muskies
  • I’ve lived along the Lower Wisconsin River for almost three decades. Yikes, that’s getting to be a long time! My home is about five miles downriver from the Prairie du Sac Dam which is the last dam on the Wisconsin River when heading toward the ...
  • Madison
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  • 9/1/2017 4:34:00 AM
  • Deep sea fishing, Wisconsin style
  • A Lake Michigan fishing charter shows the author and his son, Alex, 12, how to land the big one—in this case, a steelhead salmon. A Lake Michigan fishing charter shows the author and his son, Alex, 12, how to land the big one—in this case, a steelhead ...
  • Channel 3000
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  • 8/29/2017 4:14:00 PM

Wisconsin Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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