Big Eau Pleine Reservoir, Wisconsin Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Big Eau Pleine Reservoir is located in Marathon County, Wisconsin. This body of water covers approximately 6,348 acres of surface area which has a maximum depth around 45 feet. You will find multiple boat ramps, hiking, kayaking, boating and fishing here.

There are a few different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Walleye, Northern Pike, Muskie, Panfish, Smallmouth Bass on these waters.

Top Species and Creel Limits

Panfish: Open all year/ No limit or length with a daily limit of 25

Smallmouth Bass: May 1st- June 18th/ Catch and release only

Walleye: May 1st- March 6th/ Minimum length is 15″ with a limit of 3 per day/ Walleye, sauger and hybrids may not be kept from 20″ to 24″

Northern Pike: May 1st-March 6th/ No length limit/ Daily limit of 5

Muskie: May 29th-December 31st/ Minimum length of 40″/ Daily limit of 1 per day