Add a Blog Post

Create a new river surfing post to be shared with the community

Add a New Location

Click on the map below to create a new location


Adding Fishing Location

Please complete this form

Save Your Map

Wisconsin Fishing Areas

Angling Destinations Weather Fish Species
April 20 2024

Wisconsin Fishing Areas

Wisconsin is a fantastic state for anglers, with a variety of popular angling destinations and species of fish to catch. Some of the most popular angling destinations include the Wisconsin River, Lake Michigan, and the Mississippi River. These locations offer a diverse range of fishing experiences, from fly fishing in the Wisconsin River to trolling for salmon in Lake Michigan.

Some of the most prevalent species of fish in Wisconsin include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, muskellunge, walleye, and trout. The best times of year to fish in Wisconsin depend on the species of fish you're targeting, but generally, the prime fishing seasons are in the spring and fall. Average seasonal temperatures in Wisconsin vary, but typically range from the low 40s in the winter to the mid-70s in the summer.

When it comes to bait and lures, it's important to match your gear to the species of fish you're targeting. For example, if you're fishing for bass, you may want to use plastic worms or crankbaits. If you're targeting walleye, you may want to use live bait such as minnows or leeches. It's always a good idea to research the specific species of fish you plan to catch and use bait and lures that are proven to be effective.

Finally, some interesting fishing facts about Wisconsin include that the state has over 15,000 lakes and more than 13,000 miles of rivers and streams. Additionally, Wisconsin is home to the world's largest musky museum in Hayward, where visitors can learn about the history and culture of musky fishing.

Location State Fish Habitat
Bagley Fishing Pier
Camp Long Lake Fishing Pier
Choctaw Lake
Crane Lake Recreation Area
Dutchman Lake
Fishing Dock Handicapped Accessible
Fishing Manitowc River
Huzzah Ponds
Lake Of Egypt
Little Cache Lake #1 (Bowman Lake)
Okhissa Lake
Parole Lake
Timberline Lake

Get Unlimited Access with Snoflo Premium

Know before you go with climate maps, insightful analytics, weather forecasts and more!

For more than a decade, Snoflo has stood as a prominent steward of the great outdoors.

We strive to safeguard the essence of the great outdoors, aligning seamlessly with our mission in climate research and outdoor recreation. Our dedicated efforts focus on preserving the natural wonders of our nations monuments for the benefit of present and future generations. Join us at as we continue our journey to protect, promote, and celebrate the unique intersection of environmental conservation and outdoor adventure.

Climate Resilience

We are leveraging science, education, activism, and policy to support climate-resilient parks.


We believe that parks are essential to the health, happiness, and quality of life for all people.

Outdoor Adventure

Learn about nearby destinations and outdoor opportunities for your next adventure.


We provide crucial climate insights to engage people and bring attention to unmet needs.

Log Your Visit

When was your last visit to ?

Add a Photo

How was it? How were conditions?

Rate the


Leave A Review


Upload an Image

Favorite Limit Reached