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Time to Start Prepping For May Fishing in Minocqua

Spring is everywhere and though we continue to get the occasional flutter of snow, the fish are becoming more and more active each day. Minocqua, WI, being one the state's best areas for all kinds of fishing, is getting ready to host thousands of fisherman for opening season. Men and women from around the Midwest make their way up to Minocqua to explore our chain-of-lakes in search for that big catch!

man with fish on lake minocqua

If you haven't yet, now's the time to pull out those fishing rods, clean your gear and prepare for yet another successful season. If you haven't yet secured a cabin, give Nitschke's Northern Resort a call. We have the perfect accommodations and location for fishing adventures. Located directly on Lake Minocqua, with each cabin having access to their own boat slip, guests are welcome to bring their own boats or rent them locally, and dock them just feet from their cabins. If this sounds like the best place to stay while fishing in Minocqua, call 715-356-7795 to book today!

Fishing Regulations

The Wisconsin DNR (Department of Natural Resources) posts the regulatory start and end dates for fishing certain species. They also highlight fishing license information, lake depths, area maps and so much more. It's important to be aware of the regulations and regular updates as they can change from year to year while the DNR attempts to balance fish species numbers in lakes across Wisconsin. The WDNR website has a wealth of knowledge so brush up on the info before you arrive and you'll be even more prepared for the start of this year's fishing season.

fishing rods on boat on lake minocqua

Fishing Season Dates

From their website: (click the image for a larger view)

table of fishing regulations for minocqua

See you soon!



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