The Black River Falls area offers year-round fishing opportunities. The Black River is well known for musky, walleye and smallmouth bass. Excellent summer and winter fishing can be found in both Lake Arbutus and the upper Black River Falls flowages. Merlin Lambert County Park provides boat access to flowages that hold large numbers of panfish, northern pike, musky, and bass.
- Find information on Jackson County Lakes
- Find contour maps for area lakes
- Download contour map for Lake Arbutus (pdf)
- Find fishing tackle retailers in the area
Trout anglers will find a number of excellent streams in the Black River Falls area. The cold, clear creeks hold brook trout, rainbow trout and brown trout.