The general inland fishing season starts every year on the first Saturday of May. Oneida County is an outstanding fishing destination—the area is home to hundreds of angler-friendly Northwoods lakes filled with everything from walleye, bass, and panfish to northern pike and musky. Make plans to enjoy every minute on the water this year and cast a line during the fishing opener in northern Wisconsin.
Here are some resources to help you plan an Oneida County fishing getaway:
- New to fishing? The state Department of Natural Resources has some basic fishing information for new anglers.
- Here’s a complete listing of the DNR fishing season dates.
- Here’s some information about fishing in Oneida County throughout the year.
- Here are maps for all the lakes in Oneida County, which highlight lake depth and a few shore features.
- Spend the day on a beautiful Oneida County lake and you’ll probably work up a bit of an appetite. Here ‘s a link that will help you find great restaurants in every Oneida County community.
- Here are some great places to stay on your Oneida County fishing getaway. The list includes lodging in every Oneida County community and includes lodging with direct lake access.
- Finally, here’s a list to the largest fish ever caught in Wisconsin, including a smallmouth bass caught on Oneida County’s Indian Lake and a Bowfin caught on the Oneida Flowage. And here’s a form you can use to submit your own record. It doesn’t hurt to dream!
Good luck on the lake!