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Wisconsin is a great state if you like to hunt fish or camp. This state is known for the whitetail deer hunting although there are many species of game to hunt. Hunting location map

The regions are divided into counties
Info includes size, location, principal wildlife, and habitat.
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Southeast, East WI Waters, Northwoods, Central WI River, Indianhead, Hidden Valleys

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Brown County

 

Littletail Unit- Green Bay West Shores - map

Size: 120 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 3 miles north of Suamico.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, common and Forster terns, bald eagles.
Other Recreation: Boating, fishing, canoeing.
Habitat: Marsh, wetlands.

  Sensiba Unit- Green Bay West Shores- map
Size: 526 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 mile east of Suamico, north of the Suamico River.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, common and Forster terns, swans (in spring).
Other Recreation: Hiking, birdwatching, county boat launch.
Habitat: Diked marsh, hardwood swamp, brushy fields.

  Longtail Unit- Green Bay West Shores- map
Size: 212 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 mile east of Suamico, south of the Suamico River.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, common and Forster terns.
Other Recreation: Boating, jet skiing, beach recreation.
Habitat: Mile-long wooded sand spit with beaches.

   
Peats Lake Unit- Green Bay West Shores-Size: 190 acres, all state-owned. - map
Location: 1 mile North of Green Bay east of Hwy. 41.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching.
Habitat: River mouth, willow shrubs.

     
Holland Wildlife Area-Size: 1,096 acres, (536 owned, 560 leased).
Location: 9 miles due south of DePere on Hwy. PP.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, rabbits, pheasants, raccoons.
Habitat: Forest, brush marsh, farmland.

   

Calumet County

  Killsnake Wildlife Area
Size: 5,777 acres, (5,578 owned, 199 leased).
Location: 3 miles northeast of Chilton off Hwy. 151 or Y.
Principal Wildlife: Pheasants, waterfowl, deer, rabbits, gray partridges.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching and wildflower viewing.
Habitat: Marsh, brush, cedar swamp.

  Brillion Wildlife Area
Size: 5,159 acres, (4,802 owned, 357 leased).
Location: 1/2 mile southwest of Brillion.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, pheasants, Hungarian partridge, waterfowl, raccoons, squirrels.
Other Recreation: Site has a School run nature center at the northeast corner of the property.
Habitat: Marsh, forest, brush.

   

Door County

  Mud Lake Wildlife Area
Size: 1,941 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 2 miles northeast of Bailey's Harbor.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, deer, ruffed grouse, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, black bears.
Other Recreation: Site has part of a county-run snowmobile trail.
Habitat: Lake, marsh, farmland.

  Gardner Swamp Wildlife Area - map
Size: 1,112 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 5 miles northeast of Brussels and 10 miles west-southwest of Sturgeon Bay.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, waterfowl, ruffed grouse, rabbits, raccoons.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching, canoeing, berry and mushroom picking.
Habitat: Marsh, forested lowland, stream.

     

Fond du Lac County

  Kiel Marsh Wildlife Area -map
Size: 833 acres, all state-owned.
Location: Take Hwy. 67 north from Elkhart Lake 4 miles and Hwy. 32\57 west to Hwy. 149 into Kiel. Parking\ boat launch from 8th Street in Kiel.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, furbearers, northern pike, panfish, great blue herons, black terns.
Other Recreation: Canoeing, fishing.
Habitat: Brush, marsh, forest, open water.

  Eldorado Wildlife Area
Size: 6,371 acres, all state-owned.
Location: North from Eldorado 2 miles on Hwy. C, then east on Hwy. N 1 mile.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, furbearers, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, deer, herons, terns, sandhill cranes.
Other Recreation: 40-acre dog training area, snowmobile trail, 2 primitive boat landings.
Habitat: Brush, grass, marsh, woodlands.

  Mullet Creek Wildlife Area
Size: 2,177 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 12 miles east of Fond du Lac on Hwy. 23 to Hillview Road, then south.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, furbearers, deer, grouse, pheasants, squirrels, rabbits, woodcocks, turkeys, sandhill cranes.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching, berry picking.
Habitat: Grassland, marsh, woodlands.

 
Brandon Marsh Public Hunting Grounds-Size: 259 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 2 miles east of Brandon on Hwy. TC, south side of road.
Principal Wildlife: Pheasants, deer, rabbits, sandhill cranes.
Other Recreation: None.
Habitat: Sedge and cattail marsh.

 

Green Lake County

 
Grand River Marsh Wildlife Area-Size: 6,913 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 3 miles west of Kingston on Hwy. B.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, deer, turkeys, rabbits, pheasants, squirrels, furbearers, osprey, cormorant, herons, Forster's terns.
Other Recreation: Three boat landings, fishing, birdwatching, canoeing, berry and nut collecting.
Habitat: Marsh, farmland, woodlots, river.

   

Kewaunee County

  C.D. Besadny Fish and Wildlife Area
Size: 2,276 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 mile west of Kewaunee, access on Hwys. C, F and A.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, pheasants, ruffed grouse, rabbits.
Habitat: Stream, forest, farmland.

     

Manitowoc County

  Collins Marsh Wildlife Area
Size: 5,434 acres, (4,214 owned, 1,220 leased).
Location: 1 1/2 miles south of Reedsville off Hwy. W.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, pheasants, huns, rabbits, raccoons, deer, sandhill cranes, heron rookery.
Other Recreation: Canoeing and wildlife watching.
Habitat: Marsh, forest, brush.

    Kiel Marsh Wildlife Area
Size: 833 acres, all state-owned.
Location: Take Hwy. 67 north from Elkhart Lake 4 miles and Hwy. 32\57 west to Hwy. 149 into Kiel. Parking\ boat launch from 8th Street in Kiel.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, furbearers, northern pike, panfish, great blue herons, black terns.
Other Recreation: Canoeing, fishing.
Habitat: Brush, marsh, forest, open water.

 

Outagamie County

 
Deer Creek Wildlife Area
Size: 1,490 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 5 miles west of Leeman off Hwy. F.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse, waterfowl.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching, wood tick hotspot.
Habitat: Marsh.

  Wolf River Bottoms Wildlife Area
Size: 2,600 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 5 miles north of Shiocton on Hwy. M.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse, waterfowl, sandhill cranes.
Other Recreation: Hiking, birdwatching.
Habitat: Marsh.

  Outagamie County Wildlife Area
Size: 996 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 4 miles north of Shiocton.
Principal Wildlife: Ducks, rabbits, ruffed grouse, deer, woodcock, osprey, sandhill cranes.
Other Recreation: Hiking along dikes, birdwatching.
Habitat: Marsh, forest.

  Maine Wildlife Area-
Size: 720 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 8 miles northeast of Shiocton.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, rabbits, ruffed grouse.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching.
Habitat: Marsh, forest.

Mack Wildlife Area
Size: 1,358 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 2 miles east of Shiocton on Hwy. 54.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, rabbits, ruffed grouse, and woodcock.
Habitat: Forest, wetland, old field.

   

Shawano County

  Navarino Wildlife Area
Size: 14,581 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 10 miles south of Shawano.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, ducks, geese, ruffed grouse, rabbits, woodcock, red-shouldered hawks, wood turtles, sandhill cranes.
Other Recreation: Hiking, birdwatching, berry picking, cross-country skiing.
Habitat: Marsh, forested ridges, river sloughs.

   

Sheboygan County

  Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area
Size: 8,119 acres, (670 owned, 7,329 county, 120 leased).
Location: Take Hwy. J north from Elkhart Lake to site. Access also on Hwy. C west of Glenbeulah. Refuge closed Sept. 1 - Nov. 15.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, deer, rabbits, ruffed grouse, turkeys, sandhill cranes, great blue herons, turtles and frogs.
Other Recreation: Cross country skiing, snowmobile trails, canoeing, boating, fishing, camping and birdwatching.
Habitat: Lowland brush, lowland coniferous forest, farmland, marsh, open water, grassland.

 
Nichols Creek Public Hunting Grounds
Size: 650 acres, all state-owned.
Location: Take Hwy. NN north from Cascade 1 mile, then Hwy. N west 1 mile.
Principal Wildlife: Pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, deer, ruffed grouse, turkeys and brown trout.
Other Recreation: Trout fishing, hiking, birdwatching.
Habitat: Stream marsh, forest, grassland.

  Mink Creek Public Hunting Grounds
Size: 1,465 acres, all leased and boundaries change yearly.
Location: Take Hwy. 28 southwest from Cascade to Hwy. F, then west 2 miles.
Principal Wildlife: Rabbits, deer, turkeys, pheasants.
Special Hunting Rules: Leased land boundaries may change annually. Check for updated maps at the Plymouth DNR.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching from road; lands leased for public hunting only.
Habitat: Creek, open fields, forest, lowland brush.

      Adell Wildlife Area Northern Section Southern Section
Size: 3,263 acres, (138 owned, 3,125 leased). Boundaries change yearly.
Location: Take Hwy. 57 1/2 mile south from Adell.
Principal Wildlife: Pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, deer.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching from roadside; leased land is for public hunting only.
Habitat: Farmland, lowland forest, marsh.

   

Waupaca County

  Mukwa Wildlife Area
Size: 1,290 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 mile West of New London on Hwy. X.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, ruffed grouse, rabbits, deer, osprey.
Other Recreation: Fishing, canoeing.
Habitat: Marsh, brush, forested lowland, river.

    Radley Creek Fishery Area
Size: 1,281 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 10 miles southwest of Waupaca on Hwy. 22.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse, squirrels.
Other Recreation: Trout fishing and hunting.
Habitat: Stream, brush, forest.

   

Waushara County

  Big Roche A Cri Fishery Area
Size: 656 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 4 miles northwest of Hancock.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse, squirrels, woodcock.
Habitat: Stream, brush, forest.

      Greenwood Wildlife Area
Size: 1,438 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 mile southeast of Hancock.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, geese, squirrels, ruffed grouse, bobwhite quail, turkeys.
Other Recreation: Ice-age trail runs through the property.
Habitat: Woodlands, oak savanna, prairie.

    White River Fishery Area
Size: 2,558 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1/2 mile south of Wautoma, access points from Hwys. C, Y and 22.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, songbirds.
Other Recreation: Fishing, birdwatching.
Habitat: Stream, forest, clearings.

    Willow Creek Fishery Area
Size: 2,076 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 2 miles northwest of Red Granite. Access from Hwys S, G and WW.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse, pheasants, songbirds.
Other Recreation: Fishing, hunting, birdwatching.
Habitat: Stream, brush, forest.

    Cedar Springs Fishery Area
Size: 224 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 4 miles northeast of Red Granite.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, grouse, squirrels.
Other Recreation: Fishing, birdwatching.
Habitat: Stream, brush, forest.

    Poygan Wildlife Area
Size: 3,282 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 5 miles southeast of Poy Sippi.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, muskrats, deer, bald eagles, ruffed grouse, woodcock, sandhill cranes, furbearers.
Other Recreation: Hiking, canoeing, trapping, birdwatching.
Habitat: Marsh, stream.

    Mecan River Fishery Area
Size: 5,979 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 3 miles east of Coloma, access from Hwys. GG, JJ and 22.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse, squirrels, rabbits.
Other Recreation: Fishing, birdwatching.
Habitat: Spring pond, marsh, fields, forest.

   
Wedde Creek Fishery Area (South Branch)

Size: 430 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 2 miles southwest of Richford.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, squirrels, ruffed grouse, songbirds.
Other Recreation: Birdwatching, hunting, fishing.
Habitat: Stream, brush, forest, fields.

    John A. Lawton Fishery Area
Size: 206 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 5 miles north of Westfield, east of Hwy. 51/I-39, then west on Hwy. Z 1 mile.
Principal Wildlife: Squirrels, rabbits, deer, turkeys, grouse.
Other Recreation: Trout fishing, berry picking.
Habitat: Lowland brush, stream.

      Mecan River System Fishery Area
Size: 6,007 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 8 miles north of Harrisville on Hwy. B.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, squirrels, ruffed grouse, turkeys, woodcocks, furbearers, rabbits.
Other Recreation: Fishing.
Habitat: Spring pond, marsh, fields, forest.

 

Winnebago County

  Wolf River Wildlife Area - map
Size: 1,620 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 mile southwest of Zittau.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, deer, furbearers.
Other Recreation: Fishing, birdwatching, canoeing.
Habitat: Marsh, river.

 
Rat River Wildlife Area -map
Size: 4,000 acres, all state-owned.
Location: North of Hwy's 150 and 110 between Winchester and Zittau.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, pheasant, woodcock, furbearers, deer and small game, in the heart of an Iowa pheasant release area.
Other Recreation: Bird watching, canoeing.
Habitat: Rivers, marshes, some lowland forest, a few upland fields.

 
Deppe Wildlife Area - map
Size: 200 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 9 miles northwest of Omro.
Principal Wildlife: Deer, rabbits, songbirds.
Habitat: Brush, marsh.

     
Deppe Wildlife Area--Size: .02 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 1/4 mile Northeast of Oshkosh.
Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl.
Habitat: Very small island.

       

 

 

 

Hunting in Wisconsin

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Fishing in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Lake Maps-Tired of guessing where to fish on an unfamiliar lake? Print out your favorite lake.Over 1,800 printable topographic maps of Wisconsin lakes.
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Camping in Wisconsin

Campgrounds in Wisconsin are as varied as the areas around them--there are forests, prairies, lakes, rivers, hills, and valleys. You'll find campgrounds, trails, historic and archaeological sites, places for solitude and places for large group gatherings. There are also Campgrounds in county parks, state parks and national forests.

A typical campsite is in a natural setting with road access, a fire ring, and a picnic table, and can be used by either vehicle or tent campers. But there also are backpack, walk-in, and canoeing -in sites, sites with electrical hookups, and sites designed specifically for either tent or vehicle campers. Some sites are accessible for people with disabilities. Some are for people with horses. Others accommodate large groups of campers There are Campgrounds in State Parks and forests that are open for winter camping

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Wisconsin Outdoor Links

Public Hunting - Maps and location of public hunting land in Wisconsin. Get size, location, what type of habitat and principal wildlife. Also find out other types of recreation land is used for.

Lake Maps - It's easy to fall in love with Wisconsin's 15,081 lakes. Enjoying the peaceful atmosphere, fishing, boating, swimming, or just relaxing are favorite pastimes.

US Directory - Outdoor directory containing information on hunting and fishing guides and outfitters in the US. If you are looking to hunt or fish the from the wilds of Alaska to southern Florida, or camp in the wilderness you will find what you are looking for here. Listings of hunting and fishing guides and outfitters across the United States.

World Directory - The Worldwide Directory has information on outdoor resources for North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand

State Parks - Wisconsin has over 80 state parks, forests and recreation areas within its borders. Listings include size, lcation areas of interest. Many locations have maps and addresses for more information.

County Parks - Wisconsin has over 600 county parks throughout the state. Most parks provide facilities for picnicking, camping, boating and softball. Some are easy to find and others are out of the way. Information listed on how to get to the parks also.

National Forest - The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is located in Wisconsin's Northwoods, covering over a million and a half acres. The Chequamegon side of the forest covers about 858,400 acres in Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Taylor, and Vilas counties while the Nicolet side covers nearly 661,400 acres in Florence, Forest, Langlade, Oconto, Oneida, and Vilas counties.

Hiking - Wisconsin has 37 state trails totaling 1,607 miles. They have a variety of surfaces, summer and winter, for a variety of activities--walking/hiking, bicycling, in-line skating, horseback and all-terrain vehicle riding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Printable trail maps

Canoeing - Descriptions of rivers and maps of 26 rivers and 87 canoe trips in northern Wisconsin.

ATV Trails - Listings of ATV trails in Wisconsin

ATV Clubs - Listing of ATV clubs by area.

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Survival - Complete US Army Survival manual and other useful survival listings

Knives - Complete listing of different brands of knives.