The Hayward Lakes Area of Northern Wisconsin welcomes anglers of all ages to fish the over 50,000 acres of glacial lakes and rivers of Sawyer County.
Home to world record muskies and the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, Hayward, Wisconsin is your vacation destination for excellent fishing!
The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest contains over 2000 miles of streams (nearly 1400 miles are classified as trout water), 607 lakes greater than ten acres in size, over 400 spring ponds, and 324,000 acres of wetland. The Hayward, Wisconsin Area Lakes' wide diversity of prime habitat hosts numerous species of fish. Walleye, crappies, large and small mouth bass, jumbo perch, musky, and plentiful panfish.