Enter Protect Wisconsin Waterway’s Fishing Photo Contest

We love to see how everyone is using Wisconsin’s great waterways! We all know one of the most popular ways Wisoncinsites love to use the waterways is for fishing!

Here is your chance to show us your favorite catch from one of the many waterways in the Rock River Basin. See the map linked below to identify an eligible waterway and make sure to mention which waterway you caught the fish from when you share your photo on Facebook! Enter your photo in the contest by August 31, 2020, for a chance to win one of many great prizes from our partners at the Rock River Bait Box and Pike Pole Fishing Service!

How to Enter:

There is only one week left for our contest and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to enter!

-Comment you photo under our One Week Remaining post


-Post your photo on your page and tag Protect Wisconsin Waterways

However you choose to enter, make sure you identify the waterway where you made your catch!

What You Can Win – Check Out the Awesome Fishing Photo Contest Prizes!

We have separate prizes for adults and children (under 18 years old) category. Thanks to our great partners from Rock River Bait Box and Pike Pole Fishing Services!


  • 1st Place (one winner) = 8 hour guided tour for two with Pike Pole Fishing Guide Service
  • 2nd Place (one winner) = $200 gift card to Rock River Bait Box in Fort Atkinson


  • Four (4) winners of $50 gift cards to Rock River Bait Box

How to Win:

The size of the fish doesn’t matter! Although we love seeing those prize-winning catches too! Winners will be based on the individual posts that get the most likes/reactions on Facebook! There is no shame in asking for your friends, family, and others to help you out. Encourage everyone to comment, like, and share your photo so you end up the winner!

In total, there will be 2 winners for the Adult (18+) category and 4 winners for the Youth category.

*Winning posts must follow all steps outlined above and will be determined based on the most likes/reactions as of September 1, 2020. Don’t forget, you must identify the waterway where the fish was caught*

Here are a few examples of what the pictures might look like…



Have questions? Get in touch with us at protectwiwaterways@gmail.com.

Thank you to our fishing photo contest partners!

Learn How You Can Help Keep Our Waterways Clean

Hoping to catch another whopper of a fish! Help keep our waterways clean so that you and other Wisconsin anglers can enjoy fishing Wisconsin’s waterways. Learn how you can make a difference around your home and sign up to be a Stormdrain Protector with Protect Wisconsin Waterways.


Fun Fishing Fact

Did you know that Wisconsin is home to more than 160 species of fish? Check out some of the most common fish species caught in Wisconsin from the Department of Natural Resources.