DNR: Pretty Clean Fishing in Mississippi Near La Crosse
Compared to other waters in Wisconsin, there's pretty minimal restrictions on eating fish that come from the Mississippi river around La Crosse. New fish consumption guidelines from the DNR suggest additional restrictions are only necessary in the Mississippi pools around La Crosse when it comes to channel catfish . For all other fish, it's the normal advisory--especially for pregnant women and children--against eating too much. All Wisconsin waters are covered by consumption advisories because of excessive levels of mercury and/or PCBs.