Stay Up to Date


To stay up to date on Wisconsin boating laws, contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources:

  • Call 1-888-936-7463
  • Visit our website at dnr.wi.gov

For federal boating laws, visit the U.S. Coast Guard’s boating safety website at www.uscgboating.org

DNR Tip Line

Report Violations

CALL the statewide confidential DNR Tip Line toll-free at 1-800-TIP-WDNR (1-800-847-9367) 24 hours a day, or dial #367 on your cell phone (free for U.S. Cellular customers). 

The DNR Tip Line is NOT an information number. 

To report a violation not in progress, send an e-mail to: [email protected]