Wisconsin Fishing

Wisconsin’s Best Fishing Destinations

Door County   –   Rating 9.75
Rated as one of the top ten vacation destinations in America, Door County has so much to offer.  With hundreds of miles of scenic shoreline, there are numerous recreational opportunities in this area.  From swimming on the beaches, shopping, dining, hiking, sight-seeing, boating or fishing, Door County has something here for everyone.  Door County is known for having a great salmon and trout fishery as well as being one of the top smallmouth bass destinations in the country.

Hayward   –   Rating 8.75
Hayward, Wisconsin is located in northwestern Wisconsin.  Its small hometown atmosphere and unique setting make it a great vacation destination.  The recreational opportunities are endless with over 55,000 acres of lakes.  Fishing is good for muskie, northern pike, walleye, bass, crappie, perch and other panfish.  Hayward is home to the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, where world record catches are registered.

Eagle River, WI   –   Rating 8.5
Eagle River, Wisconsin is one of the top places to visit in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Eagle River is very scenic with lots of wildlife.  Numerous fishing lakes combined with miles of trout streams keep visitors coming back every year.  The Eagle River Chain of Lakes is known for its abundant walleye and muskie populations.  The lakes that surround this town are known for their bass, walleye and muskie fishing with some pike available too.

Chequamegon Bay   –   Rating 8.5
The Chequamegon Bay is a popular fishing destination in Wisconsin, although, this area doesn’t draw nearly as many visitors as some of the other popular destinations in Wisconsin.  The scenery is beautiful and the fishing is outstanding for a variety of different fish.  This area might have some of the best smallmouth bass fishing for big bass in the entire state of Wisconsin.  You can also catch lake trout, walleye, salmon, brown trout, northern pike and perch.

Minocqua, WI   –   Rating 8.5
Minocqua is one of the most popular areas to visit in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  This area has one of the largest concentration of freshwater lakes in the country.  There are numerous types of lodging, plenty of restaurants and some excellent outdoor opportunities. The fishing in Minocqua is known for its muskie fishing, although, it has some pretty good fishing for walleye, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and panfish also.  Northern pike are also available in many of the lakes.

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