There are many rich opportunities near Justin Trails Resort for anyone who enjoys hunting and fishing. Matt Wagner, www.driftlessangler.com, has a great website and a full service fly shop located on the historic Main Street of Viroqua, Wisconsin. Matt will help you access great fishing in the Driftless area of southwest Wisconsin.
Bob Bott, Onalaska, WI is an award winning guide for fishing walleye, small mouth & large mouth bass, pike, catfish and crappies, hunting whitetail deer, ducks, geese and turkeys. www.tgifoutfitters.com
There are an abundance of top-notch trout streams within a short driving distance. The trout season runs from March through September. For warm water fishing enthusiasts, just a short drive west will get you to the Upper Mississippi River basin. Fishing is open year round on the river whether you prefer to fish from a boat or from an ice fishing shanty.
Hunting opportunities are many in the area. Don & Vi’s Fishing & Hunting Sports Store at 604 E . Wisconsin St., Sparta, WI 608-269-2686 can help with licenses and all your gear needs. The Mississippi River is fabulous for quality waterfowl hunting during the fall migration. Whitetail deer lure hunters to this region from all over the country.
Wild turkey are very common to western Wisconsin and are hunted in both spring and fall. Small game hunting opportunities abound especially for squirrel and rabbit. It is easy to see that there are plenty of activities to keep the sportsman or sportswoman occupied during a visit to Justin Trails Resort.
Don Justin, his group of friends and relatives and all neighboring land owners hunt during the gun deer season. Therefore, we do not allow our guests to hike the trails during this 9 day event. (The Saturday before Thanksgiving through the Sunday after Thanksgiving). All public lands in the area are open for hunting. The safest place for guests to hike during this time is to drive one half an hour to Minnesota to hike in La Crescent or Dresbach, MN.
Pheasant hunting is available at Badgerland Pheasant Farm near Westby, Wisconsin, just 18 miles from Justin Trails Resort. Visit Badgerland Pheasant Farm at: www.badgerlandpheasantfarm.com
Call Justin Trails Resort now at 1-800-488-4521 to learn more!