Fishing in Green Lake, WI

Big Green Lake is a known haven for high-quality year-round fishing. Our beautiful lake—cool, clear and deep—is home to an outstanding diversity of species, and with a little patience everyone from a seasoned pro to a complete beginner stands a good chance of reeling in a prize.


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Summer favorites include panfish, bluegill, perch, crappies and white bass. Game fish are also abundant—large- and smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye and the fabled muskellunge all are known to enjoy our waters. Winter ice fishers reel in plenty of lake trout, pike, walleyes, ciscoes and panfish.

It’s hard to imagine a more enjoyable way to spend an afternoon, whether you’re seeking peace and solitude and a chance to get away from it all or laughter and fun with a boat full of friends. So come fish Green Lake—come on rowboats or powerboats, congregate on piers or bridges—and indulge in our most time-honored tradition of all.

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