The Wisconsin DNR is offering a few reminders ahead of the fishing opener. Limits are set in different zones and different months of the year to help maintain a healthy population. Last year, the DNR rolled out its “Go Wild Program,” which allows customers to go paperless and use a Wisconsin driver’s license or digital device to show proof of a valid fishing license.
DNR biologists are hopeful this weekend will bring people out to the water.
“Alot of sun should help warm up the water. The fish will really start to move into the shallow water. Anglers should look for crappies in the near shore wood. Bass and bluegills in the shallow bays. Dark bottom bays should warm the quickest and anglers should look for walleye in breaks and along weed lines.
The DNR says it’s each fisherman’s responsibility to be licensed and to know the current regulations.