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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.

  • Houston’s fishing report: Freeze-up continues on local waters
  • The St. Louis River also is on the silent side. We know some of the back bays on the Wisconsin side have ice, but they are not ready for traffic. It won't be long. Inland lakes are best for walkable ice fishing. We have been fishing shallow areas near ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 12/10/2017 1:09:00 PM
  • Hit the Road: Great Wisconsin Lodging for Hunters, Anglers
  • Check out these Wisconsin lodging options with hunting and fishing nearby. Wisconsin’s 50 state parks have nearly 156,000 acres of land for visitors to explore. Most of these parks offer camping opportunities with modern amenities, and some also have ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 12/8/2017 8:53:00 PM
  • Gary Engberg: Ice fishing season looms in southern Wisconsin
  • Soon, it will be that time of year many of us in the Upper Midwest wait all spring, summer, and fall to arrive. What is this addictive outdoor activity that has grown adults risking their lives to be the first one to do it this winter? Ice fishing and ...
  • Madison.com
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  • 12/4/2017 6:34:00 PM
  • NPAA Annual Conference Jan. 5-7
  • will hold its 2018 Annual Conference at Chula Vista Water Park and Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. "Since 2009, the NPAA Annual Conference has been a 'can't-miss it' event for those interested in the fishing industry," says NPAA Executive Director ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/1/2017 10:50:00 AM
  • 204 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Club Tavern (Menasha)
  • Rating: Holy coleslaw!; where’s the chowder?; lots of options; solid fish; average tartar; excellent scallops; it’s connected to a liquor store; classic Wisconsin bar atmosphere that’s been going for three generations; the “doubles” are out of my ...
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 12/1/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • 'Catfishing' could be a misdemeanor in Wisconsin under new bill
  • A practice called "Catfishing" could become illegal in Wisconsin if a bill recently introduced to the legislature passes. Catfishing is pretending to be another person online to manipulate someone else, out of romantic, harmful or fraudulent intent.
  • WAOW
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  • 11/27/2017 10:47:00 PM
  • New Legislation Would Make ‘Catfishing’ Illegal in Wis.
  • A newly introduced bill aims to make “catfishing” illegal in Wisconsin. The legislation would make it a misdemeanor to use a fake persona on social media with the intent to threaten, harass, or defraud someone. Wisconsin lawmakers say its current law ...
  • One America News Network
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  • 11/27/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • Draft Wisconsin Law Would Target Online 'Catfishing' Scams
  • MILWAUKEE (AP) - Using social networks to create fake personas to harass or defraud someone would be illegal under legislation lawmakers are considering in Wisconsin. The scam is known as "catfishing" and Wisconsin's pending measure would make it a ...
  • WDIO-TV
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  • 11/27/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Draft Wisconsin law would target online 'catfishing' scams
  • MILWAUKEE (AP) — Using social networks to create fake personas to harass or defraud someone would be illegal under legislation lawmakers are considering in Wisconsin, the latest state to address a scam known as "catfishing." Just this week, retired NBA ...
  • WPTV
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  • 11/26/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • Legislation would make social media 'catfishing' illegal
  • MILWAUKEE (AP) - Using social networks to create fake personas to harass or defraud someone would be illegal under legislation lawmakers are considering in Wisconsin, the latest state to address a scam known as "catfishing." The pending measure would make
  • NBC 15
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  • 11/26/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Draft Wisconsin law would target online 'catfishing' scams
  • Using social networks to create fake personas to harass or defraud someone would be illegal under legislation lawmakers are considering in Wisconsin, the latest state to address a scam known as "catfishing." Just this week, retired NBA star Ray Allen told
  • kcra.com
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  • 11/26/2017 1:29:00 AM
  • Wisconsin bill would make “catfishing” illegal
  • A new bipartisan bill would make “catfishing” a Class B misdemeanor in Wisconsin. The bill defines catfishing as impersonating someone online “with the intent to frighten, intimidate, harm, threaten, abuse, harass, defraud, or obtain a benefit if a ...
  • Citizen Tribune
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  • 11/24/2017 1:15:00 PM
  • 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

Wisconsin Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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