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Big Arbor Vitae Lake

Big Arbor Vitae Lake
Photo by Jennifer Filbert

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Big Arbor Vitae Lake Association

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Big Arbor Vitae Lake
Vilas County, 1070 Acres

Facts & Figures
Name Big Arbor Vitae Lake
Waterbody ID (WBIC) 1545600
Area 1070 ACRES
Maximum Depth 41 feet
Mean Depth 18 FEET
Bottom 40% sand, 35% gravel, 10% rock, 15% muck
Waterbody Type lake
Hydrologic Lake Type DRAINAGE
County Vilas
Region NO
Latitude, Longitude 45.93026650, -89.64974340
Contour (Bathymetric) Map Contour Map
Interactive Map Interactive Map
Lake Management
Lake Organizations Big Arbor Vitae Lake Association [exit DNR]
Boat Landings 2
Fish Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass and Walleye
Public Lands / Parks 3
Lake Health
Invasive Species Banded Mystery Snail,Chinese Mystery Snail,Curly-Leaf Pondweed,Rusty Crayfish
Trophic Status Eutrophic

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