The Best Lake Wisconsin Fishing Spots near Reedsburg

With over 9,000 acres of water, Lake Wisconsin fishing spots are abundant. There are a variety of fish including walleye, northern pike, muskie and bluegill. Crappie, large & smallmouth bass are also found in some areas. The lake was created when the Prairie du Sac Dam was built on the Wisconsin River. With 52 miles of shoreline, the lake is a fisherman's paradise surrounded by the beautiful rolling hills of Wisonsin.

Ballweg's Guide Service
6996 N. Dunlap Hollow Rd.
Mazomanie, WI 53560
(608) 643-7956

Ballweg's Guide Service is a family-owned company with lots of experience on the lake. The owner and operator, Joe, has lived in the area for over 40 years and can be an asset on your Lake Wisconsin fishing trip. The Ballwegs know the lake and will take you on a full day, guided tour for $300.00. Dress warmly and bring along sunglasses and sunscreen. If you are out for the whole day, you may want to bring some lunch, drinks, and a cooler to take your catch home in. You can use your own rod or use one of Ballweg's. They will take you around the lake and show you the best spots for the biggest catch. Reserve your spot now with $100.00 deposit.

Town of Merrimac
S6911 State Hwy. 113
Merrimac, WI 53561
(608) 493-2238

Merrimac is a beautiful, historic town in Wisconsin that sits right on the north side of Lake Wisconsin. Merrimac's ferry service has been in operation since 1848 and is absolutely free to use. Merrimac has a variety of attractions including optimal fishing spots on the lake. The town has several resorts which offer boat rentals and docks for fishing for a rental fee. Fish along Highway 113 from the railroad bridge around shoreline toward the Okee area for some great fishing. This area is less than an hour from a Reedsburg bed and breakfast.

Okee Bay
PO Box 98
Lodi, WI 53555
(608) 333-4060
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Okee Bay is located on the south side of Lake Wisconsin. You can get to the bay on County Road V which crosses the bay. Fishing is popular in this area because of the many boat docks, fishing piers, and even a sandy beach for swimming and strolling. Local fishermen say the Okee Bridge is good for catching walleyes and saugers. Crappie are also abundant in the warmer waters of the bay. The town of Lodi on the east side of the bay, has many shops and businesses that provide services and supplies to fishermen in the area. Okee Bay is a great place to fish and is only a short drive from a Reedsburg Inn.

Whalen's Grade
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921

Your Lake Wisconsin fishing trip would not be complete without stopping at Whalen's Grade, a bay on the eastern edge of Lake Wisconsin. Rowen's Creek feeds into Whalen's Grade making it prime waters for catching panfish, bass, small northerns, crappie, and walleye. There are several public boat launches off Highway V and plenty of parking. You can fly fish in a small boat in the calm waters of the bay, and visit one of the local bait shops, marinas, or restaurants for any supplies you may need.