Whether you want to tease a trout with a tied fly or lure a lunker bass, walleye or northern pike, Marquette County offers first class fishing. Most species native to Wisconsin can be found in the county’s 60+ lakes, five rivers and 15 trout streams. Public access and boat launching facilities are available on most county lakes and rivers, and there are plenty of private accesses at resorts and campgrounds as well.
Don’t have a boat no problem, some lodging facilities on the water have rentals like Lake Arrowhead and Wilderness Campground or if you are staying in a cabin without a boat or you are not on the water Pontoon & Fishing Boat RENTALS are available, Johnson’s Boats & Motors delivers the pontoon rental to any lake here in Marquette County for a day or a week! They also offer docks to keep it overnight on Buffalo and Puckaway if you are not staying on the water. If you are on vacation and having running problems with your boat, take it to Johnson’s Boats & Motors for the best customer service, located right in Montello.
Tackle, live bait, fishing supplies, & fishing license can be purchased at the Holiday Shopping Center (BP gas station on Hwy 22)
As you can see, the Montello area offers everything you need for an enjoyable day’s fishing: plenty of lakes, rivers, and streams, with more than enough fish to go around.