National Trout Center 

From Hwy 52, Turn S on Spring Ave, continue for 1/2 mile, National Trout Center will be on the Left.

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Environmental learning center for trout, salmon, cold water ecology, geology, fly fishing, fly tying, spin fishing, aquatic entomology, and local fishing information.

The National Trout Center (NTC) provides hands-on activities to engage the public in awareness of the environment and cold water fishery resources of the driftless region and the arts and crafts related to trout fishing. The NTC is your go-to place for "All Things Trout".

Individuals, families, students, and groups are invited to participate in lectures & workshops, take a tour of the center, or request a specialized educational program to meet your group's interests.

Mission Statement: "The National Trout Center seeks to conserve our natural and cultural heritage of trout and their cold water environments by engaging the public through education, practice, and awareness."

Pole rentals available. FREE rentals for Veterans and their families.


Free Admission. NTC Memberships available. Donations of any amount accepted.

Fly, spin, and kids fishing equipment available for rent!

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