Big Roche-A-Cri State Fishery Area
Big Roche-A-Cri State Fishery Area is about 826 acres located in Leola Township of Adams County and Plainfield Township of Waushara County, Central Wisconsin. This public land area is spread out in about 6 sections / zones along the Big Roche-A-Cri Creek which is a “class 1” trout stream. Access points are limited because most of the land around the fishery area is surrounded by privately owned parcels. The roads touching Big Roche-A-Cri Fishery Area are Cty G, Cty KK, Archer Dr., 4th Ave and Aspen Ave. Most of the access is roadside parking and there are 3 parking lots located on Archer Dr. & 4th Ave. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, fishing, hunting, trapping, hiking, birding, photography are allowed including having pets. Brook trout are the predominant trout species in this section of the creek, but you can find some brown trout as well. There are a wide variety of wildlife in the fishery including; whitetail deer, beaver, eastern wild turkey, grouse, wood chucks, squirrels. You can find red oaks, white oaks, red pine, white pines, jack pines, birch trees even some row pines in the sandy low land soils.
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- Colburn Wildlife Area
- Lake Camelot County Park
- REM-Carter Creek
- Greenwood Wildlife Area
- Ice Age Trail
- Plainfield Lake Access!
- Lake Sherwood County Park