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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.

  • Born from a fishing tournament, it's a full Walleye Weekend
  • The walleye tournament starts Saturday, but the fun has already started. The crowds are having fun taking part in an activity well-known in Wisconsin: eating fish on a Friday. The big walleye sandwiches were a popular choice. Other popular choices this ...
  • WBAY
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  • 6/8/2018 11:55:00 PM
  • 231 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: Natty Oaks Pub & Eatery
  • 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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  • 6/8/2018 3:24:00 PM
  • LISTEN: Meg’s research uncovers Scotland’s historic fishing songs
  • The 24-year-old’s interest in the historic tunes came from her time volunteering at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, after her family moved from Wisconsin. Meg, who now works at St Andrews University and recently gave a talk about her research at the HMS ...
  • Evening Telegraph
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  • 6/8/2018 5:00:00 AM
  • Joe Pera cast his “nana” by scouting Milwaukee fish frys
  • In a recent appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, Pera explained how they went about casting the part. “Milwaukee and Wisconsin has really great fish frys,” Pera told Meyers. “So what we would do, me and Katie the producer would go to fish frys ...
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 6/7/2018 3:38:00 PM
  • Pfeifer: The modern fish act is good for Wisconsinites
  • With $37 billion in annual sales, recreational boating supports more than 650,000 American jobs. Wisconsin alone generates $621.6 million in annual sales, supporting more than 25,000 jobs across approximately 800 businesses. This business is driven largely
  • Kenosha News
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  • 6/6/2018 9:06:00 AM
  • Kids Fish Free
  • This weekend is designated as free fishing weekend on Wisconsin's waterways. The Outagamie County Conservation Club held and event for children. The club's president says this particular event is a great way to get kids involved in the outdoors.
  • 94.3 Jack FM
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  • 6/4/2018 5:20:00 AM
  • 6th Annual Eau Claire Area Take Kids Fishing Day
  • The goal is to highlight the importance of recreational boating and fishing. As fishing is such a staple in many Wisconsin communities, a The 6th Annual Take a Kid Fishing Day in Eau Claire is a great chance for kids to learn how to fish. During Fishing ..
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  • 6/3/2018 11:40:00 PM
  • Take A Kid Fishing event held in Eau Claire on Sunday
  • (WQOW) -- This weekend, anyone looking to drop a line in a Wisconsin river or lake can do it for free. That includes the state's youngest citizens. Saturday in La Crosse, the AFL-CIO held a fishing event for kids, even providing supplies for the young angl
  • WQOW
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  • 6/2/2018 10:00:00 PM
  • 7th annual Take Kids Fishing Day instills a love of the outdoors
  • With the various waterways around our region fishing is a widespread hobby, and on Saturday the Western Wisconsin American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, or AFL-CIO, instilled a love for the sport in area children.
  • WXOW
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  • 6/2/2018 7:17:00 PM
  • USA, Union Volunteers Renovate Vilas Park Fishing Pier (WI)
  • Madison, WI. — Union volunteers from the South Central Wisconsin Building Trades Council (BTC) teamed up with the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) to renovate and reinstall the Vilas Park fishing pier in Madison, Wisconsin, providing better access to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/1/2018 8:36:00 AM
  • More Fishing Tugs 7
  • One of the current hubs of fishing tugs still fishing is the Bayfield Peninsula, jutting out of northern Wisconsin into Lake Superior. Bayfield still had chunk ice in the harbor on May 9! Let’s start out at Bodin Fisheries, and the docks there.
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  • 5/31/2018 4:36:00 PM
  • Fish still biting in warm weather
  • Roscovius said fishermen also caught walleyes at Petenwell Flowage and the Wisconsin River using mainly minnows. "The report was a lot of fish outside the slot," he said. "Either smaller ones or over the size limit were being caught last week." Abbott said
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 5/30/2018 5:38:00 PM
  • DNR offers free fishing, free state park entry June 2-3
  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants families to enjoy the weather and all that the state has to offer this weekend. June 2-3 the following activities are free: •Free entry to state parks (Camping fees still apply) •Free fishing •Free ...
  • WEAU
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  • 5/30/2018 4:26:00 PM
  • US land-based salmon farmer names chief science officer
  • Wisconsin-based Superior Fresh expects to harvest its first fish this summer. Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices Archive of ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 5/29/2018 5:34:00 PM
  • Gone fishing
  • Active fish are keeping anglers busy on Kenosha County and southeastern Wisconsin inland lakes from the shorelines and from boats. Miles to the west, far away from the cold waters of Lake Michigan and the strong northeast winds, inland water temperatures .
  • Kenosha News
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  • 5/29/2018 2:21:00 AM
  • Veteran fish biologist and musky whisperer shares his musky fishing tips
  • DNR — Jordan Weeks has been fishing muskellunge in Wisconsin for a quarter-century and working in fisheries management for the state since 1999. Based in La Crosse, he shares his secrets to success in landing the state's official fish as anglers ready ...
  • Ashland Daily Press
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  • 5/25/2018 12:56:00 PM
  • Musky Tips from a Wisconsin Expert
  • Sleep in, and don't skip the figure 8! LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Jordan Weeks has been fishing muskellunge in Wisconsin for a quarter-century and working in fisheries management for the state since 1999. Based in La Crosse, he shares his secrets to success in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/25/2018 8:37:00 AM
  • Wisconsin DNR awaiting tests on frac mine spill, says no sign of fish kill
  • Wisconsin officials are continuing to monitor the environmental impacts following the spill of sludge from a Trempealeau County frac sand mine Monday but say they haven’t seen any impact to fish. Workers at the Hi-Crush mine in Whitehall drained a ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 5/24/2018 11:06:00 PM
  • Getting kids hooked on fishing
  • This year, the organization teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin. Fish for Kids is a nonprofit organization which has been teaching kids the basics of fishing for the past 15 years. "Getting that kid the first fish they have ever
  • WBAY
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  • 5/14/2018 4:07:00 AM
  • Paper fishing licenses still mandatory in some local waters
  • With fishing season in full swing, one reminder could help anglers avoid fines and penalties. The Wisconsin DNR is reminding anglers that even with the prevalence of digital licenses to still always carry the physical copy while out on the water and that .
  • Door County Daily News
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  • 5/13/2018 7:00:00 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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