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Best Places To Fish in Wisconsin

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There are many great places to fish in The Badger State. There are over 15,000 lakes in the state, and the majority provide good fishing opportunities. The fishable waters are populated by one or more of the 160 species that thrive in the state. Note: although they provide excellent fishing for many species, we are omitting Lake Michigan and Lake Superior from consideration here, due to their size and complexity.

Wisconsin's Top-Five, Amazing Fishing Spots

These five lakes, along with a number of others, have a reputation for delivering good fishing year after year. They encompass a wide variety of species and produce both numbers and size. Learn more...


Most Popular Fish Species In Wisconsin

Two species of bass, four species of trout, two species of catfish, walleye, both species of crappie, and a host of other popular species are available to fishing enthusiasts across the state. Choose your favorite species, then choose one of these best places to fish for them. Learn more...


Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Wisconsin

Big largemouths and hefty smallmouth both thrive in many of the fisheries in the state. The state record largemouth tops 11 pounds, and the record smallie tops 9 pounds. If you are looking for numbers, both species are abundant in many of the area lakes. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Trout In Wisconsin

Many would say that the best trout fishing in the state is to be found in rivers and streams. We would not contest that opinion, but we only cover lakes here. These may be three of the best places to fish for trout in Wisconsin's' major lakes. Learn more...


Best Lakes To Fish For Catfish In Wisconsin

Catfish love river systems, and there are several good ones in MI. When they flow into major lakes, anglers get the benefit of lake fishing along with the big catfish that visit from the river. Channel and flathead catfish are here for the taking, and are fun to catch. Learn more...


Best Walleye Fishing Lakes In Wisconsin

Choosing the best place to fish for walleye in Wisconsin is tricky. Size and numbers are both considerations, and often the walleye fishing can vary one year to the next at a given lake. These three are proven destinations for good walleye fishing over time. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Crappie In Wisconsin

Both white and black crappie are stocked or native to the vast majority of major fisheries in the state. Plenty of these slabs can exceed three or four pounds under ideal conditions. These three lakes have a good track record for delivering quality crappie fishing. Ice fishing for crappie is popular at many statewide lakes during winter. Learn more...


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