• WI Fishing Education Programs

    • Fishing for Kids

      Youngsters are educated in such topics as Fish Identification, Lures, Fishing Knots, Fish Cleaning, Angling/Boat Safety, and Casting. They are also treated to a couple hours of fishing.

    • Genoa National Fish Hatchery

      Annual Kid's Fishing Day Boys and girls ages 6 through 12 will not only learn about fishing, but will get a chance to catch fish during the annual fishing clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Genoa. Children must attend the fishing clinic in the morning to attend the fishing session in one of the hatchery ponds at 10 a.m. Fishing poles will be available. Lunch, soft drinks and water will be provided by the Friends of the Upper Mississippi Fishery Services. For more information, call (608) 689-2605.

    • Learning Opportunities - Fishing Clinics

      Throughout the year, the Department of Natural Resources works with local parks departments and fishing clubs and organizations to put on fishing clinics and other events. These are excellent opportunities to introduce fishing to people both young and old.

    • Norton's Dry Dock Free Fishing Seminars

      Free Fishing Seminars at Norton’s Dry Dock to be held on March 10th and 11th. Your help in promoting these free evenings of fishing facts and new tactics is greatly appreciated. FREE FISHING SEMINARS MARCH 10th and 11th NORTON’S DRY DOCK HWY 73 & T PRINCETON Two free Fishing Seminars will be held March 10th and 11th at Norton’s Dry Dock, Hwy 73 & T, Princeton. Each evening, the seminars will begin at 7:00 pm sharp. A question and answer period will follow each presentation. Also, great door prizes will be given away each night. Wednesday, March 10th at 7:00 pm see media personality, Tony Puccio, co-owner of Bait Rigs Tackle, fishing guide, and tackle designer. Tony has been classified by anglers as an “Angler’s Angler” and the “Sportsman’s Sportsman”. He is serious about walleyes. Come early to get a seat for “Walleye’s by Tony!” Thursday, March 11th at 7:00 pm Daryl Christensen will be letting out some of the secrets he’s kept to himself, secrets he’s learned on the PWT circuit. Bring a friend or come and keep the secrets to yourself, just don’t miss the ever popular speaker and colorful fishing legend. Walleyes, bass, northern pike and what ever you want to know he’s “Letting out the Secrets.” Please come and enjoy this years FREE Fishing Seminars. Education is the key to becoming a better sportsperson and this is your chance. For more information, call Norton’s Dry Dock at (920) 295-3462 or email at info@nortonsdrydock.com.