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Kids Fishing In Wisconsin

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in WI.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time in Wisconsin kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Wisconsin to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Badger State.

Martinez with his trout


Hunter Ranker

Hunter catches a lot of bass. This one he caught from Browns Lake in Burlington, Wisconsin.

- Browns Lake

- Otter Lake County Park

- Lake Como

Fond du Lac
- Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park

- Rainbow Flowage

Green Bay
- T A Pamprin Park
- Reforestation Camp Ponds

- Paddock Lake

- Brittingham Park
- Capital Springs St Park
- Marshall Park
- Olin Park
- Paunack Park
- Tenney Park
- Warner Park

- Holler Park Pond

- Gile Flowage

- Oconomowoc Lake

- Rainbow Park
- William Steiger Park

Pelican Lake
- Pelican Lake

- Barbee Park
- Brose Park
- Clayton Park
- Island Park
- Lincoln Park
- North Beach Park

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Wisconsin offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in WI

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

Click here for more tips and details for a successful kids day fishing.

Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our WI kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.


Help us identify other youth fishing spots in WI.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Wisconsin.