Fishing in Wisconsin

Wisconsin offers great fishing opportunities for all anglers, and is a premier fishing destination in the Midwest. Purchase your fishing license today, find best fishing sports, and more.

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Top Fishing Spots in Wisconsin

Bayshore County Park
Take in an amazing view of Green Bay while you catch perch and musky at Bayshore County Park.
Carson Park
Cast a line into Half Moon Lake from the fishing pier. Kids and parents can burn off some energy at the park's playground.
Governor Nelson State Park
Enjoy the eight miles of trails Governor Nelson State Park has to offer and catch a view of the capital city, along with a few fish.
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Common Catches in Wisconsin

Bluegill
Bluegill
Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.
Black Crappie
Black Crappie
Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.
Muskellunge
Muskellunge
It was once believed that there were at least four species of muskellunge, but these varieties are now considered to be one species
Walleye
Walleye
The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.
Northern Pike
Northern Pike
The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.

Types of Fishing in Wisconsin

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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