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241 county lakes -INDEXED by Name: Acres, depth, location  and species of fish.

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There are 961 lakes in WASHBURN COUNTY with 475 of them named. The 31,498 acres of water and 866 miles of shoreline offer an abundance of recreational opportunities. Here are several of the most noted lakes in the county. *SPOONER LAKE
Located just northeast of Spooner, the lake is 1,092 acres in size with a maximum depth of 17ft. and is known to support northern pike, walleye, bass and panfish. Nearby is the   Spooner Golf Course. For more information contact the Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce at (715) 635-2168

Located in southeastern Washburn County. 3,300 acres, 19 miles long and depths reaching over 70 ft. Spring fed and sparkling clean, with it's cool deep bays, gravel bars and rocky shoreline, Long Lake is a perfect place for walleye and many other species of fish to thrive year 'round. Nearby are The Hunt Hill Audubon Society, Butternut Hills Golf Course and the Tuscobia Nature trail to hike and explore. During Winter months, there are groomed cross-country trails and miles and miles of marked, groomed snow-mobile trails. Check the Calendar of Events for special events. For more information call the Long lake Chamber of Commerce at (715) 354-3322.

Wisconsin's largest land-locked spring fed lake (2,500 acres), is located 6 miles south of Spooner. Here you'll find a beachfront public area and boat launch Because it is spring fed, clean and clear with depths up to 36ft, the game fishing is next to heavenly. If you're looking for MUSKIE- look no farther!
Shell lake is also a favorite sailing destination.

The  Shell Lake Airport provides a 3,700 ft. runway with IFR approach including MIRLs, REILs and VASI for those who like to fly themselves to their vacation destination point.

Check the Calendar of Events for festivals and doings. For more information call the Shell Lake Chamber of Commerce at (715) 468-4477. or visit their web site

The flowage, located in northwestern Washburn County, has 1,500 acres of water fed by the Totagatic river and it's tributaries. Depths reach up to 20ft, and is ideal for muskie, walleye, northern pike, bass and blue gill. The area provides habituate for waterfowl and fur-bearing animals.

There is a public swimming beach for family fun. For more information contact the Washburn County tourism Association at 1-800-367-3306

Trego lake is another place to find muskie. Although it is not a large body of water, just 451 acres, the lake can provide a peaceful respite from the fast activities of the larger lakes.


For more info on other lakes in the area contact the Washburn County Tourism Association at 1-800-367-3306.