Popular Fish in Burnett County
With 500 lakes and 14 rivers, fishing is a pastime for many people in Burnett County. Whether it's summer or winter time, fishing provides hours of recreational fun.
The most popular species of fish include:
- Bass (smallmouth and largemouth)
- Northern Pike
Fisherman use a variety of methods too. Artificial lures, live bait, or fly fishing are all used in Burnett County.
State Record Fish
Did you know Burnett County is home to the State record Hook and Line Lake Sturgeon? It was caught in September of 1979 in Big Yellow Lake and weighed 170 lbs 10 oz., 79 inches.