Fishing and Boating in Wisconsin

Since there are over 15,000 lakes within the state’s borders, the freshwater boating and fishing opportunities in Wisconsin are practically endless. Get your fishing license or register your new boat, use these resources and start exploring the waterways of Wisconsin today.


Wisconsin Fishing

Get started fishing in Wisconsin today. Licenses can be purchased online, by phone, or at an ALIS license agent. Get your fishing license today.

Find Places To Fish Near You

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Get a Wisconsin Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Wisconsin Boating

You can go boating in Wisconsin on one of the state’s many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Find boating resources here.

Find Places To Boat Near You

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Register A Boat In Wisconsin

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Wisconsin