Turtle Flambeau Flowage Special Regulations
Iron County, Wisconsin

Below are special fishing regulations for Turtle Flambeau Flowage as regulated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. For complete fishing regulations for Wisconsin click here.

General Lake Restrictions


  • Motor Trolling is allowed with 1 hook, bait, or lure per angler, and 3 hooks, baits, or lures maximum per boat.

Fishing Bag Limits


  • CATFISH
    Open All Year
    No minimum length limit and the daily bag limit is 10.
  • CRAPPIES
    Open All Year
    Minimum length for crappies is 10" and bag limit for panfish is 10 in total.
  • LARGEMOUTH BASS
    May 5, 2018 to June 15, 2018
    No minimum length, but largemouth bass from 14" to 18" may not be kept, and only 1 fish over 18 is allowed. The daily bag limit is 5.
  • LARGEMOUTH BASS AND SMALLMOUTH BASS
    June 16, 2018 to March 3, 2019
    No minimum length, but largemouth bass and smallmouth bass from 14" to 18" may not be kept, and only 1 fish over 18 is allowed. The daily bag limit is 5.
  • MUSKELLUNGE AND HYBRIDS
    May 26, 2018 to November 30, 2018
    The minimum length limit is 40" and the daily bag limit is 1.
  • NORTHERN PIKE
    May 5, 2018 to March 3, 2019
    No minimum length limit and the daily bag limit is 5.
  • PANFISH (BLUEGILL, PUMPKINSEED, SUNFISH, CRAPPIE AND YELLOW PERCH)
    Open All Year
    No minimum length limit and the daily bag limit is 10.
  • SMALLMOUTH BASS
    May 5, 2018 to June 15, 2018
    Fish may not be harvested (catch and release only)
  • TROUT
    See specific regulations
    http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/troutregs.html
  • WALLEYE, SAUGER, AND HYBRIDS
    May 5, 2018 to March 3, 2019
    No minimum length limit and the daily bag limit is 3.
Please note that the special regulations above my be revised at any time by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources without notice. For complete fishing regulations check with your local DNR