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.

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.

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


2018 Greater Wisconsin Musky Tournament

Head to St. Germain for the 30th Annual Greater Wisconsin Musky Tournament. This catch and release competition is hosted by expert fishing guide Rob Manthei, who has a long list of credits to his name. Rob continues to grow th...

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