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WHAT'S NEW FOR 2017
 

Changes to Panfish Enforcement Waters—view regs.

Changes to Misc. Regulations—view regs.

11 stream sections designated as both Class A Wild Trout Waters and Stocked Trout Waters—view trout fishing regs.

Changes to Special Regulations for Trout—view regs.

2017 Mentored Youth Fishing—view Mentored Youth Program info.

  • March 25 (regional) and
  • April 8 (statewide)

2017 FISHING DATES
Regional Opening Day of Trout – April 1
Statewide Opening Day of Trout – April 15
Opening Day of Walleye/Sauger – May 6
Opening Day of Bass – June 17
Extended Trout Season – September 5


FISH-FOR-FREE DAYS are Your Fishing Holidays

  • Sunday, May 28, 2017, and
  • Independence Day — Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    No fishing license is needed to fish on either of these days. It’s a great way to introduce someone to the world of fishing. Check the Calendar section of our website to find events. Remember that all other regulations apply.
 
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