Fishing Regulations

WI Hook and Line Fishing Regulations

The pamphlet linked below is an interpretive summary of Wisconsin’s fishing laws and regulations. For complete fishing laws and regulations, including those that are implemented after the publication of this pamphlet, consult the Wisconsin State Statutes Chapter 29 or the Administrative Code of the Department of Natural Resources. Consult the legislative website - - for more information. For the most up-to-date version of this pamphlet, go to