Guide To Fishing At Geneva Lake
AKA: Lake Geneva
Offering both warm-water and coldwater fish species, Geneva Lake provides an exciting array of fishing opportunities. Over 20 miles of shoreline surround this 5,300-acre lake in the southeast part of the state, at Lake Geneva, WI.
During the cold of winter, when there is safe ice, locals do plenty of ice fishing. Late spring, summer and fall offer some of the best boating and fishing in the area. Anglers can fish for bass, trout, walleye, northern pike, crappie and sunfish. Big Foot Beach State Park offers access to the shoreline for fishing from the bank as well as launching of canoes and kayaks. Marinas and boat rental outlets offer pontoons, pleasure boats, jet skis, water ski boats and numerous varieties of fishing boats for rent. The Lake Geneva Shore Path also provides access for bank fishing. There are several boat ramps available to the public, located around the lake.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, white bass, yellow perch, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and northern pike at Geneva Lake in Wisconsin.
Primary fish species residing in Geneva Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Geneva Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Clear Water Outdoor Kayak Rental
Jerry's Majestic Marine Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats
Marina Bay Boat Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Flat Iron Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Wrigley Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and no parking.
Fontana Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, west side, off Lake Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Linn Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Linn Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Williams Bay Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off E Geneva Street, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
271 Fontana Blvd
Fontana-On-Geneva Lake, WI 53125
Click here for a Wisconsin Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks
Big Foot Beach State Park - 888 947-2757
Geneva Lake WI Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Geneva Chamber of Commerce
201 Wrigley Dr
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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Bass, trout, walleye, northern pike, crappie and sunfish all await anglers at Geneva Lake in southeast Wisconsin.