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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Wisconsin

Find any of the 8787 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


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.

  • 206 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Gard’s
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars. 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 ...
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 12/15/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • Disney buying Fox - and 29 other times real life has imitated The Simpsons
  • In 2012, an outraged customer from Thiensville in Wisconsin, Bill Wisth, phoned the police and organised a picket, after an "all-you-can-eat" fish restaurant refused to continue serving him. Closer to home, the same year saw two men banned from a Brighton
  • Daily Telegraph
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  • 12/14/2017 4:24:00 PM
  • What you need to know to stay safe while ice fishing
  • WAUSAU,Wis.(WSAW)--As temperatures continue to drop across Central Wisconsin many people are hoping to get out and enjoy winter activities like ice fishing. Matt Hieronimus the Battalion Chief at Safer Fire Department said since it hasn't been cold enough
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  • 12/14/2017 1:16:00 AM
  • Winter lurching in: Ice fishing, duck hunting, life, Chicago outdoors
  • As to ice fishing nearby . . . well. On Monday, Greg Dickson, proprietor of Triangle Sports and Marine in Antioch said they had started ice fishing over the Wisconsin line on Camp Lake. He expected ice fishing on the Chain O’Lakes backwaters this week.
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • 12/13/2017 11:56:00 AM
  • Milwaukee Ice Fishing & Winter Sports Show
  • Wisconsin ice fishing and winter sports enthusiasts won’t want to miss the Milwaukee Ice Fishing Show, located at the Wisconsin State Fair Park. This is the premiere opportunity to shop exhibits and products perfect for casual hobbyists and longtime ...
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  • 12/13/2017 4:49:00 AM
  • Cold water detrimental to some fish
  • One of the notes came from an individual who spent his childhood in Wisconsin and every year their lake froze over, yet the fish bounced back by spring. Not all fish are vulnerable to severe freezes; however, some are. Speckled trout in particular cannot .
  • The Galveston County Daily News
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  • 12/13/2017 4:09:00 AM
  • Wisconsin man fined $3K for fishing offences
  • THUNDER BAY – An American man has been fined more than $3,000 for fishing offences on Lac des Mille Lacs earlier this year. The man, from Wisconsin, pleaded guilty and fined $2,100 for having an amount of walleye over the limit as well as an additional $ .
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  • 12/12/2017 3:17:00 PM
  • Ice fishing shanty: An original tiny house
  • The website includes large ice fishing/toy hauler castles to simple ice fishing shack rentals. Wisconsin architectural photographer, Mike Rebholz, photographs the annual ice fishing sport on the state’s wintery lakes. His photos are featured on his ...
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  • 12/11/2017 11:00:00 AM
  • Ice fishers finally hitting Lake Wausau
  • Ice fishers headed out on Lake Wausau Sunday, as waterways slowly begin to ice over in north central Wisconsin. The fishermen Newsline 9 spoke with said they were having some luck with pike and walleye. "We've been out here above the dam for a few hours ..
  • WAOW
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  • 12/10/2017 10:20:00 PM
  • 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ..
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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 ...
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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
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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 Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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