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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.

  • Merrill girl shatters state fishing records
  • Parker caught the golden redhorse at noon, and then the pair went home until nighttime, when they went fishing on the Wisconsin River and caught the stonecat, a member of the catfish family whose name reflects its habit of hiding out under stones or logs .
  • Merrill Foto News
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  • 2/19/2018 2:12:00 AM
  • Central Wisconsin fishing and boating event wraps up
  • Dedicated fishers gathered at the Central Wisconsin Expo Center today for the annual ' Total Fishing and Boating Event'. The 8th year of the Central Wisconsin sports show had something for everyone. Over 60 vendors showcased their gear and more than 7,000
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  • 2/18/2018 10:12:00 PM
  • Students compete in ice fishing championship
  • Organizers say this also helps introduce kids who don't have the means to experience the popular Wisconsin activity. "Everybody who is helping here, is because someone took them fishing as a kid and we are now spreading that onto the next generation,"said
  • WXOW
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  • 2/18/2018 1:57:00 PM
  • Students compete in ice fishing championship
  • Organizers say this also helps introduce kids who don't have the means to experience the popular Wisconsin activity. "Everybody who is helping here, is because someone took them fishing as a kid and we are now spreading that onto the next generation,"said
  • WAOW
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  • 2/17/2018 11:35:00 PM
  • Wisconsin’s mystery fish
  • Coasters have always been a mystery and fish of legend on Wisconsin’s North Shore of Lake Superior. Old grainy photos from the turn of the century up to the 50s and 60s show Coasters, massive brook trout that have all the traits of their trout stream ...
  • Osceola Sun
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  • 2/17/2018 5:29:00 PM
  • Ask an Official: DNR Warden discusses ice fishing regulations
  • “Whenever you head out to go fishing it is important to review the most current Wisconsin fishing regulation pamphlet. Seasons, size limits, bag limits, and methods may change from one body of water to the next. A good place to start is on page 62 of the .
  • Merrill Foto News
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  • 2/17/2018 7:12:00 AM
  • UW-La Crosse takes on larger-than-life 'Big Fish' musical
  • John Divney has played some big roles in his time at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, but the senior is going out with a bang, playing the larger-than-life Edward Bloom in “Big Fish.” It’s a plum role in the musical adaptation of the book by ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 2/17/2018 4:52:00 AM
  • Saint Anne Parish prepares for Lenten Fish Fry
  • WAUSAU, Wis., (WSAW)--Wisconsin is famous for many things like beer, cheese and the Green Bay Packers. But if it’s Friday night, you can bet you’ll find churches and restaurants filled with patrons looking for the perfect fish fry. February 16 ...
  • WSAW
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  • 2/16/2018 5:05:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Expo adds Kayak Corridor and Antique Lure Display
  • The Wisconsin Fishing Expo (WFE) set for Feb. 23-25 in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin, has expanded again with the addition of the Explore LaCrosse Kayak Corridor. Already more than double, and sometimes even quadruple
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/16/2018 8:42:00 AM
  • 215 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Buck Bradley’s
  • Follow along with his never-ending adventures here. Welcome to Lent, the time in Wisconsin when many religious folk—and some who aren’t—eat fish frys twice a week. At this time of year, just about every publication in the state compiles and puts out ...
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 2/16/2018 6:18:00 AM
  • 2018 Literature Titles
  • Death Goes Overboard. David S. Pederson. Bold Stroke Books, 2017. Death Goes Overboard is the second in a mystery series set in 1947 Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Detective Heath Barrington is getting prepared to go on a “fishing trip” with his partner ...
  • glbtrt.ala.org
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  • 2/16/2018 2:09:00 AM
  • Danny and Jonny Go Ice Fishing
  • This post is sponsored by Pick ‘n Save. All opinions are our own. Jonny and I did a ton of fun winter stuff in Wisconsin when we were helping Pick ‘n Save promote the Craft Collection. One thing I wish we could do more of is ice fishing. Jonny and I ...
  • thefullpint
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  • 2/16/2018 12:42:00 AM
  • Huge ice fishing contest Feb. 17
  • The largest ice fishing contest of the winter in the Hayward Lakes area will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, on Lac Courte Oreilles, as Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin (WFNW) will host their 22nd annual Family Ice Fishing Event. Fishing will take place from 8
  • Ashland Daily Press
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  • 2/15/2018 7:22:00 PM
  • Portage High's new ice-fishing club aims to win state tourney Saturday
  • Portage High School students will participate Saturday in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association’s state tournament in Minocqua, less than one month after the club officially formed. Portage is among the more than 25 Wisconsin schools that ...
  • wiscnews
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  • 2/15/2018 12:51:00 AM
  • Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill Targeting 'Catfishing'
  • MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Assembly has unanimously passed a bill that would make impersonating someone on social media a crime. The measure targets "catfishing," when someone impersonates another person online with the intent of defrauding or ...
  • WDIO
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  • 2/14/2018 10:51:00 AM
  • 214 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Leff’s Lucky Town
  • 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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  • 2/9/2018 6:15:00 PM
  • Jensen: Catching conditioned fish
  • I remember way, way back in the day when my dad took me fishing with him to Wisconsin over Memorial Day weekend. It was an annual event for several years. Walleyes were always the target, and we usually used jigs. Then one year we discovered these minnow .
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 2/8/2018 4:12:00 AM
  • Central Wisconsin fishing report for Feb. 7
  • It has been a wonderful week in the Northwoods, with great weather, plenty of fresh snow, and lots of fish being caught. Snowmobilers are having a great season, especially now with the recent snow falls. The trails are in perfect condition, the lakes are .
  • Post-Crescen Media
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  • 2/8/2018 12:37:00 AM
  • Secrets of the Wisconsin Fish Fauna
  • Explore little-known aspects of the more than 150 species of fish in the state with John Lyons, a biologist and ichthyologist. This presentation is part of the Fish and Wildlife of the Great Lakes Region Seminar Series sponsored by the Wisconsin Center for
  • WSAW-TV
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  • 2/7/2018 8:27:00 AM
  • How to Tie an All-Species Murdich Minnow Fly in 5 Steps
  • They ate a Murdich Minnow. What fly do I throw at trout in the sky-blue lakes of Chile with just as much confidence as I do in the small, tannin-stained rivers of Wisconsin? A Murdich Minnow. Simple to tie and easy to customize, this baitfish imitation was
  • Outdoor Life
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  • 2/6/2018 3:59:00 PM
  • Gibraltar Elementary School in Fish Creek nominated for Blue Ribbon School
  • FISH CREEK - Gibraltar Elementary School was nominated by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in January for a national Blue Ribbon School designation. The school was nominated for its exemplary high performance which includes ranking in the top
  • Green Bay Press-Gazette
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  • 2/6/2018 4:41:00 AM
  • PETA: Skip the fish during Lent too. Go vegan.
  • The ads will be placed near North Old World Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue and at East North and North Oakland avenues. The east-facing billboard is at 7589 W. Appleton Avenue. "Fish suffer enormously when they're impaled, pulled from their aquatic ...
  • WISN Milwaukee on MSN.com
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  • 2/5/2018 7:43:00 PM

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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