Where can I fish in the parks?
Fishing is allowed at most park lagoons, and lagoons are stocked with fish from the Hunger Task Force Farm Fish Hatchery and the Department of Natural Resources. Rainbow trout and 6- to 11-inch yellow perch are among the fish stocked. Bag limits are posted at the lagoons.
Parks offering fishing include:
|Brown Deer||7835 N. Green Bay Rd.||deck|
|Dineen||6901 W. Vienna St.||deck|
|Estabrook||4400 N. Estabrook Dr.|
|Grant||See Oak Creek Pkwy listing|
|Greenfield||2028 S. 124 St.|
|Holler||5151 S. 6 St.|
|Humboldt||3000 S. Howell Ave.|
|Kletzsch||6560 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy.||Chinook Salmon are stocked in Lake Michigan. They migrate along the Milwaukee River Pkwy|
|Kosciuszko||712 W. Becher St.|
|McCarty||8214 W. Cleveland Ave.|
|McGovern||5400 N. 51 St.||deck|
|McKinley||1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.|| breakwall pier
fish cleaning station
|Lake Michigan is stocked|
|Milwaukee River Pkwy||north of Hampton Ave.||pier||Chinook Salmon are stocked in Lake Michigan. They migrate along the Milwaukee River Pkwy|
|Mitchell Park||524 S. Layton Blvd.|
|Oak Creek Pkwy|| E. Hawthorne Ave.,
between 6th & 10th Ave.
|Saveland||3700 S. 2 St.|
|Scout Lake||5902 W. Loomis Rd.||pier|
|Sheridan||4800 S. Lake Dr.||ramp|
|South Shore||2900 S. Shore Dr.||fish cleaning station||Lake Michigan is stocked|
|Veterans||1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.|| promenade
(along sea wall)
|"Juneau Park Lagoon" which is located in Veterans Park is stocked|
|Washington||1859 N. 40 St.||deck|
|Wilson||1601 W. Howard Ave.|
All anglers will need a fishing license and inland trout stamp – except persons under 16, Wisconsin residents born before Jan. 1, 1927, and active-duty military on furlough or leave who are Wisconsin residents. The Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources determines fishing regulations
For stocking information, call the DNR Urban Fisheries Hotline at (414) 263-8494.
Note: Boats are not permitted on lagoons without the written permission of the Parks Division.