Guide To Fishing At Castle Rock Lake
AKA: Castle Rock Flowage
A popular destination for a fishing trip or a vacation, Castle Rock Lake is a 14,000-acre lake in the central part of the state, at Necedah, WI. There is 60 miles of shoreline, some of which can be accessed for fishing from the bank at public boat landings, public beaches and campground areas.
Multiple boat launch ramps make for easy launching of pleasure or fishing boats. In winter, ice fishing is popular when the ice is safe. The lake has populations of bass, crappie, walleye, catfish, sauger, sturgeon, northern pike, muskie perch, and several kinds of sunfish. Buckhorn State Park and Buckhorn Wildlife Area have parking and access to the lake for portage of a canoe or kayak. Marina services, fishing tackle, stores, restaurants, camping, RV hookups and lodging are all conveniently located at, or nearby the lake.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, white bass, yellow perch, bowfin, musky, northern pike, sauger, sturgeon and tiger muskie at Castle Rock Lake in Wisconsin.
Primary fish species residing in Castle Rock Lake
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Castle Rock Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
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Rentals: Pontoon boats
Castle Rock Watersports
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Buckhorn CR G Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the west arm of the lake, off County Road G, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Buckhorn State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, of the western arm, east side, off 19th Avenue, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Michael's Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the main lake, at the south end of the County Road Z Bridge, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
N Czech Court Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the main lake, off N Czech Court, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Castle Rock County Park Campground - 608 847-7089
Summer Hideaway RV Resort Campground - 608 565-3825
Bavarian Campsite - 608 847-7039
The Reel Inn RV Campground - 608 565-2262
Buckhorn State Park Campground - 608 565-2789
Michael's Landing Resort Campground - 608 339-9926
Cedar Springs Campground - 608 847-7676
Lil' Yellow River Campground - 608 562-5355
Castle Rock Lake WI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Castle Rock Lake
Castle Rock County Park
Mauston, WI 53948
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Bass, crappie, walleye, catfish, sauger, sturgeon, northern pike, muskie perch, and sunfish fishing are all available at Castle Rock Lake in central Wisconsin.