A man waist deep in water holding a silver fish and his fishing rod


Fishing on the refuge is open year-round in accordance with state fishing regulations. For more information visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.


Opportunities for perch, pike, bullhead, other game species, and carp exist

Bank Fishing Locations

Fishing is limited to bank fishing at the following designated locations:

  • Peachy Road (pier)
  • Ledge Road
  • Main Dike Road (pier)​​​​​

Additional Information

  • December 1- March 15 the entire refuge is open to ice fishing - no motorized vehicles are allowed for access.
  • Non-lead tackle is required (weights, sinkers, etc.)
  • Boats, canoes, kayaks or other floatable devices are not permitted on the refuge
  • Boating is allowed only on the Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area at the southern end of the Horicon Marsh
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