Due to changes in the fishing licensing system we will no longer be selling fishing licenses at the resort. Licenses can be purchased and printed from home by visiting https://gowild.wi.gov/ or can be purchased in Birchwood at Seasonal Power Toys or the Edgewater Store. We apologize for the inconvenience.
All annual licenses are valid from April 1 through March 31 of the following year.
Annual Fishing License
Resident $20 | Non-Resident $50
Annual Husband & Wife – Family*
Resident $31 | Non-Resident $65
15-Day Fishing License
Resident N/A | Non-Resident $28
4-Day fishing License
Resident N/A | Non-Resident $24
Resident $8 | Non-Resident $10
*Children under the age of 16 do not need a fishing license. Family licenses include spouse and children ages 16 or 17. Children 16 or 17 not on a family license need their own license.
LAKE MAPS of Big Chetac & Birch Lake are available at the resort.
IT IS ILLEGAL:
- to fish with more than three hooks, baits, or lures.
- to leave any fish line unattended
- to possess more than twice the daily bag limit at any time
- to sort fish. Any fish you take into your possession which you do not release
MOTOR TROLLING (& back trolling) is permitted.
Fish limits for Big Chetac and Birch Lake: