Game fishes of Wisconsin
Do you know your Wisconsin fishes? Wisconsin is home to more than 160 different fish species. The fish species below are most commonly caught by Wisconsin anglers.
Salmon and trout
- Fish Wildcards – A set of 45 fish, plus games, knots, basic fish anatomy, a common fish parasite, and a handy trick to estimate your fish’s weight with a ruler! Two versions:
Match Your Catch, Low-Res Version [PDF] or
Match Your Catch, Hi-Res Version [PDF]
- Fish Map – distribution of Wisconsin fishes [exit DNR]
- Fishes of Wisconsin [exit DNR]
- Fish identification database [exit DNR]
- State record fish
- Burbot, bowfin and snakehead identification
- Wisconsin fish species list [PDF 68KB] – printable document with Wisconsin’s fish species.