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


Fishing with the Stars

The St. Germain Chamber is excited for our 2nd Annual Fishing with the Stars Open Water Fishing Tournament! The Chamber will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win 1/2 a day fishing with Fishing Legends. 1st, 2nd, and 3...

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7th Annual La Crosse Take Kids Fishing Day

This is the perfect opportunity to introduce youngsters to the benefits of fishing and the abundance of public access opportunities available in our community. No fishing gear? No problem! Fishing poles and bait will be provid...

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6th Annual Eau Claire Take Kids Fishing Day

Sponsored by the Building & Trades Council of Western Wisconsin & the Greater West Central Area Labor Council Dust off those fishing poles and get the kids outside for an exciting morning of catching bluegill and bass! This ...

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