Big fish stories abound along the byway, so get your gear and head out to find a new favorite fishing hole. The towering limestone bluffs at Apple River Canyon create the perfect backdrop for fly fishing. The river is stocked each spring with trout, so you’re sure to get a bite. Looking for a bigger catch? Try fishing the Mississippi River from the banks or a boat and test your skills at bringing in a record-breaking catfish. From rivers to lakes, the byway provides plenty of opportunities to cast a line and enjoy a day on the water.