Chippewa County Ice Fishing
It’s fishin’ time in Chippewa County, so get out your lager and get ready for some fun! From big lakes to secluded waterways, there are plenty of fish waiting to be found. Hook, line – let’s GO:
Need ice fishing equipment? From fishing poles to huts, there are plenty of outfitter options in Chippewa County:
Scaling in at over 6,000-acres, Lake Wissota is Chippewa County’s largest lake. This means there is plenty of room to set up camp, relax, and get some fishin’ in. Home to a variety of fish, you could end up catching any of the following: walleye, muskies, bass, panfish, northern, catfish, and sturgeon. Fishing can work up an appetite, so end the day with a bite to eat at one of the restaurants on Lake Wissota’s shoreline.
Brunet Island State Park
Located in the northern part of Chippewa County, Brunet Island State Park is a secluded area that offers peaceful fishing options. Find a variety of fish swimming around at Brunet Island including: northern pike, walleye, small mouth bass, catfish, crappie, muskie, and yellow perch. Anglers of any age may check out basic fishing equipment free of charge at the park office! Call the park office to see what is available.
Otter Lake County Park
Otter Lake is a 602-acre lake with a maximum depth of 43 feet. There is no shortage of fish in this lake. Here, fishermen will find Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, and Walleye. There are aerators on Otter Lake through the rest of winter, so be sure to keep a solid distance from the following two locations: county park day-use area at the north end of the lake, and the south end of the lake.
Lakes + Waterways Guide
With 449 lakes, there are a lot of spots you can check out here in Chippewa County. Our lakes + waterways guide shares the best information on the most popular spots:
Even More to Go + Do
There are even more spots to go fishing this winter AND way more outdoor adventures to experience. Check out all the fun in Chippewa County: