Choose from thousands of Hodag Country lakes
The Rhinelander Area offers outstanding place to fish and boat. Youll find fishing and boating lakes right in the heart of Rhinelander and hundreds more Northwoods lakes within a short drive. The Rhinelander Area is known as the Ice Fishing Capital of the World. However, year-round, the fishing in the Rhinelander Area is spectacular.
Spring brings outstanding fishing for bluegill, crappie and perch. Northern pike bite throughout the summer. Late summer is peak time for bass. And, the time for trophy musky and big walleye is late fall.
When winter rolls around and the lakes freeze over, its ice fishing time. Rhinelander Area lakes are famous for their excellent ice fishing. The community has been the location for a number of International Ice Fishing Association Championship events. Each winter, anglers catch trophy-size walleye and northern pike from area lakes.
Its no secret the Rhinelander Area is a great fishing destination. Many families have been visiting Hodag Country for annual fishing trips for several generations. Youll find everything you need for a great fishing trip, including experienced guides who can help you locate the fish and show you techniques that really work.
- Get area lake profiles.
- Get Rhinelander Area Fishing Reports from Lake Link
- Find area fishing events.
- Find area fishing guides/supplies.
- Information on Invasive Species