Shawano Lake Special Regulations
Shawano County, Wisconsin

Below are special fishing regulations for Shawano Lake 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 up to 3 hooks, baits, or lures, per angler.

Fishing Bag Limits


  • CATFISH
    Open All Year
    No minimum length limit and the daily bag limit is 25.
  • LARGEMOUTH BASS AND SMALLMOUTH BASS
    May 6, 2017 to March 4, 2018
    The minimum length limit is 14" and the daily bag limit is 5.
  • MUSKELLUNGE AND HYBRIDS
    May 27, 2017 to November 30, 2017
    The minimum length limit is 40" and the daily bag limit is 1.
  • NORTHERN PIKE
    May 6, 2017 to March 4, 2018
    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 25.
  • TROUT
    See specific regulations
    http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/troutregs.html
  • WALLEYE, SAUGER, AND HYBRIDS
    May 6, 2017 to March 4, 2018
    The minimum length limit is 18" 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