Fishing At Shawano Lake
AKA: Lake Shawano
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, musky, northern pike and sturgeon at Shawano Lake in Wisconsin.
With an airport adjacent to the lake, Shawano Lake is a great place to fly and fish. Lodging, boat rentals, fishing guides and tackle shops are all easy access at the lake. Populating this 6,100-acre lake are a variety of fish species, including walleye, perch, muskie, northern pike, sturgeon, bass, crappie and sunfish. The Lake is located at Shawano, WI, in the east-central part of the state. There are 18 miles of shoreline with at least ten places to launch a boat or fish from the bank. Ice fishing for walleye, perch and panfish is a local pastime in winter, once there is safe ice. Rental of luxury, speed and fishing boats are offered by American Marine & Motorsports on Shawano Lake. Use the public ramps for launching pontoon boats, kayaks, canoes and fishing boats.
Primary fish species residing in Shawano Lake
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Shawano 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
American Marine & Motorsports Rental
Rentals: Fishing boats, pontoon boats, canoes and kayaks
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Cedar Avenue Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, south side, off Cedar Avenue, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Freeborn Street Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Freeborn Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Shawano County Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off E Sunset Circle, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Washington Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, at the mouth of the channel to Washington Lake, off Stark Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Shawano County Parks Campground - 715 524-4986
Cecil Village Clerk Campground - 715 745-4428
Kellogg Kampsites - 715 526-2824
Fawn Lake Campground - 715 526-5775
Shawano Lake WI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Shawano County Parks Campground
W5791 Lake Dr
Shawano, WI 54166
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Come enjoy the walleye, perch, muskie, northern pike, sturgeon, sunfish, crappie and bass fishing at Shawano Lake in east-central Wisconsin.