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WHAT'S NEW FOR 2018
 

Changes to Panfish Enforcement Waters—view regs.

Changes to Miscellaneous Regulations—view regs.

Changes to Stocked Trout Waters—view trout fishing regs.

2018 Mentored Youth Fishing—view Mentored Youth Program info.

  • March 24 (regional) and
  • April 7 (statewide)

2018 FISHING DATES
Regional Opening Day of Trout – March 31
Statewide Opening Day of Trout – April 14
Opening Day of Walleye/Sauger – May 5
Opening Day of Bass – June 16
Extended Trout Season – September 4


FISH-FOR-FREE DAYS are Your Fishing Holidays

  • Sunday, May 27, 2018, and
  • Independence Day — Wednesday, July 4, 2018
    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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