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Washburn County

Washburn County is a great place to live, work and play. The sportsman will never lack for something to do here. Go after muskie and walleye, or try your hand fly fishing for trout. Largemouth bass are the most widespread game fish species in the county.Smallmouth bass are found in 27 lakes and four streams. With 250,000 acres of county forest land at your disposal, there are unlimited opportunities to bird watch, walk, or hunt for deer, grouse, bear, grouse and water fowl.

As one of the Top 100 Rodeos in the U.S., Spooner’s Heart of the North Rodeo always attracts skilled contestants. Rodeo Weekend is only one highlight of Spooner’s busy event calendar every year, occurring in early July. Spooner Rodeo events include bull and bronco riding, steer wrestling, roping, barrel racing, bareback riding and team roping. The town of Spooner really goes all out to make the Rodeo weekend enjoyable for all ages. Other events include a Saturday afternoon equestrian parade, the Coronation of the Rodeo Queen, live music every night and the popular Cowboy Sunday morning service held outdoors at the rodeo arena.

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Washburn County Tourism Association

122 N River Street (HWY 63), Spooner, WI 54801
Phone: 80036733067156359696 Email: tourism@washburncounty.org

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