Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Delavan Lake

4.4

Walworth County, WI

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 52 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Delavan Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Walworth County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Delavan Lake.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Delavan Lake.

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Delavan Lake Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Delavan Lake, WI

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Delavan Lake to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Wisconsin.

There are countless Delavan Lake fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Bluegill, Muskellunge, Northern pike, Black crappie, Pumpkinseed and others, as of February 29, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Open from May 6 to March 3

Bag limit

5

Min size

14"

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Smallmouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Open from June 17 to March 3 (Northern Zone Harvest); Open from May 6 to March 3 (Southern Zone Harvest)

Bag limit

5

Min size

14"

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Bluegill

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Min size

No

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Muskellunge

Regulation

Season

Open from May 27 to December 31 (Northern Zone Harvest); Open from May 6 to December 31 (Southern Zone Harvest)

Bag limit

1

Min size

40"

Above are just a few of the species found in Delavan Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Delavan Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 9 species of fish in Delavan Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Delavan Lake

Must visit the following nearest Delavan Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.7

Walworth County, WI

9 hot spots

4.8

Lake County, IL

10 hot spots

4.5

Winnebago County, IL

10 hot spots

4.2

McHenry County, IL

10 hot spots

4.8

Winnebago County, IL

10 hot spots

4.8

Winnebago County, IL

10 hot spots

4.5

Racine County, WI

5 hot spots

4.2

Lake County, IL

6 hot spots

4.3

Milwaukee County, WI

8 hot spots

4.2

Cook County, IL

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Delavan Lake

  • The most productive period for northern pike at Delavan Lake is during spring and early summer. Chrome-colored Rat-L-Traps are perfect lures for this fish.
  • Pay attention to the area around docks. Largemouth and smallmouth bass hide here.
  • Shallow bays and channels are full of bluegill. Waxworms and nightcrawlers as live baits are great.
  • Firetiger and perch-colored Rapala Shad Raps work excellent at Delavan Lake.
  • Weed lines and drop offs are productive areas for muskellunge, pike and walleye fishing here.
  • Bluegill can be easily caught on small spinners, jigs and live baits.

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