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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.


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.

  • Fish rearing pond to be stocked Monday
  • KSCA teamed with the Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association to fight the proposals. “We hired lobbyists to go to the legislature and help us protect our fish so we didn’t get a cut,” Costabile said. “Because of it, the DNR decided not to cut our ...
  • Kenosha
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  • 4/28/2017 11:15:00 PM
  • Coming to a Fishing Shop Near You: The Bait-Cavity Lure
  • Ever heard of “bait-cavity technology”? Probably not, since a Wisconsin man just recently patented the new way to lure in salmon, trout and other fish. Bill Madala came up with the idea about three years ago. Simply put, the bait-cavity technology adds ...
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  • 4/28/2017 8:13:00 PM
  • 173 Friday night fish frys and counting: McBob’s
  • 3 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 music ...
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  • 4/28/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Glory of spring fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
  • Shore anglers still taking small cats. Not sure i will be fishing here or up at Wisconsin river in coming weeks but I will keep you posted of where I am and what is biting. Braidwood is open daily. Hours are 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. through May 14; from May 15 ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 4/26/2017 10:48:00 AM
  • New 8' 8" St. Croix Legend Glass
  • 15-year transferable warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service. • Designed and handcrafted in Park Falls, Wisconsin USA. About St. Croix Rod St. Croix Rod is a family-owned and managed manufacturer of high-performance fishing rods headquartered in ...
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  • 4/26/2017 8:02:00 AM
  • Doty/Robinson Win Bass Cat Tournament at Lake Guntersville
  • and the only thing that the eventual winner could say was "I feel lucky." In the various "trash fish" pots, the Wisconsin team of Rautenberg and Delaney won the striper pool with a 3.46 pound specimen, and the Alabama team of Carter and Fish caught the ...
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  • 4/25/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • Dells Wrestling Club golf outing and fish boil is May 19
  • The Dells Wrestling Club is holding its inaugural golf outing on Friday, May 19 at Spring Brook Golf Club in Wisconsin Dells. The event costs $50 per golfer and included nine holes of golf with a cart and a ticket to the club’s annual fish boil ...
  • WisNews
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  • 4/24/2017 8:23:00 PM
  • Hooked! Readers share stories about who inspired their love of fishing
  • The men showed patience to two boys having adult expectations. Now, March 2017, some 60 years later, my brother Dennis and I recently sat side-by-side on the ice off the old cabin in Wisconsin. Time and miles make it rare that we now fish together.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 4/23/2017 1:04:00 AM
  • 91-year-old fishing boat being demolished in Racine
  • The fishing tugboat was built in 1926. It was one of the first vessels to respond to and rescue people on the SS Wisconsin Steamboat that sank back in 1929. But, after it ended up on the bottom of the river in January, the boat had to be taken apart.
  • CBS 58 News
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  • 4/22/2017 2:08:00 AM
  • Friday night fish fry #172: The Schwabenhof
  • You can’t get much better than this. 4.5 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 ...
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  • 4/21/2017 5:07:00 AM
  • Musky Club releases fish into Lake Wausau
  • That's not all that the club supports in central Wisconsin. "We support fish habitat studies for the area," said Brod. "We contribute money to the scholarship programs for the D.C. Everest Fishing program and also for the College of Natural Resources in ..
  • WSAU News
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  • 4/20/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • Sturgeon spawn bringing out big fish in northeastern Wisconsin
  • SHIOCTON, Wis. — A spring tradition is underway in northeastern Wisconsin as the sturgeon spawning has started on parts of the Wolf River. The giant prehistoric fish spend most of their time in the Lake Winnebago System, but during the run, they’re ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 4/19/2017 9:37:00 PM
  • Casting For Walleyes In Green Bay
  • If you're looking for a place to catch tons of eyes and have the potential to catch some world class fish you need to head over to Green Bay, Wisconsin. Not only is there an abundance of ‘eyes there’s always that chance that you'll catch the fish of a ...
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  • 4/17/2017 2:29:00 PM
  • ‘Musky Fest Spectacular’ offers $100,000 prize for state record fish
  • The Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce, Hayward Lions Club and Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin are partnering to bring the Hayward Lakes area a fishing spectacular like no other. In conjunction with the 68th annual Musky Festival presented by the Hayward ..
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  • 4/16/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • Volunteers needed for fishing event
  • RACINE — Salmon Unlimited of Wisconsin is looking for volunteers for the 32nd Kid's Urban Fishing Clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Quarry Lake Park, 3800 Northwestern Ave. Volunteers are needed the day before to help set up and for ...
  • Journal Times
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  • 4/15/2017 9:09:00 AM
  • Federal grant targets wheelchair-accessible fishing pier in Chippewa Falls
  • CHIPPEWA FALLS — Ron Bakken beamed as he proclaimed that a wheelchair-accessible fishing pier project in Chippewa Falls has received the “largest-ever” grant given out in Wisconsin by the National Park Service. “It’s unbelievable. This is just ...
  • Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
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  • 4/12/2017 5:05:00 AM
  • Genoa Fish Hatchery works to restore population
  • Spring is a very busy time for the U.S. Fish Hatchery stations, especially the one in Genoa, Wisconsin. Doug Aloisi, Manager at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery, said the Lake Herring species has diminished quite a bit since the early 1990s. "It's a very .
  • WXOW 19
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  • 4/10/2017 10:38:00 PM
  • First Day Out Fishing For the 2017 Season - No Fish
  • I went fishing today at Racine Harbor (Wisconsin). First day out for the season. My fishing partner and I got there around 5 AM, set up our lines and then saw lightning. We decided it was best to go back to the car and wait out the storm. Not one minute ..
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  • 4/10/2017 10:08:00 PM
  • Spring Fish And Wildlife Hearings Tonight
  • Hearings that offer the public the opportunity to help guide natural resource management in Wisconsin get underway in all 72 Wisconsin counties tonight. The annual spring fish and wildlife hearings are held in conjunction with county Conservation Congress
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  • 4/10/2017 8:37:00 AM
  • St. Croix's Gordon Schluter Inducted into Fishing Hall of Fame
  • Park Falls, WI – One of the many programs of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, based in Hayward, Wisconsin, is recognizing individuals, organizations and institutions who have made significant and lasting contributions to the sport and heritage of ...
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  • 4/10/2017 6:48:00 AM
  • Steelhead fishing on the Brule River
  • Steelhead fishing on the Brule River The Brule River in northern Wisconsin is a popular destination each spring for anglers in search of wild steelhead in scenic country. Check out this story on
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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  • 4/9/2017 4:56:00 AM
  • Photos: Steelhead fishing on the Brule River
  • Photos: Steelhead fishing on the Brule River A fly rod and waders hand on a railing of a cabin on the Brule River in northern Wisconsin. Check out this story on
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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  • 4/9/2017 12:27:00 AM
  • Schuh: Spring fish, wildlife hearings April 10
  • Natural resource management hearings will get underway in all 72 Wisconsin counties at 7 p.m. April 10. Locally, hearings will be at UW-Manitowoc, 705 Viebahn St., in Manitowoc. The spring fish and wildlife hearings are held in conjunction with annual ...
  • Herald Times Reporter
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  • 4/8/2017 11:49:00 AM
  • Fish, game, environmental rules hearing is April 10
  • A variety of questions dealing with fish and game harvest and protection of the environment will be on the ballot for the spring rules hearings conducted by the Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Conservation Congress Monday, April 10.
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  • 4/7/2017 1:50:00 PM

Wisconsin Guides/Outfitters

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Wisconsin Fishing Clubs

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