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Okauchee Lake
Waukesha County, 1210 Acres


Facts & Figures
Name Okauchee Lake
Waterbody ID (WBIC) 850300
Area 1210 ACRES
Maximum Depth 90 feet
Bottom 35% sand, 25% gravel, 5% rock, 35% muck
Waterbody Type lake
Hydrologic Lake Type DRAINAGE
County Waukesha
Region SE
Latitude, Longitude 43.12586720, -88.426789
Contour (Bathymetric) Map Contour Map
Interactive Map Interactive Map
Lake Management
Lake Organizations Okauchee Lake Management District [exit DNR]
Recreation
Boat Landings 2
Boating Ordinances ** behavior- safe riding capacities, racing, houseboat regulations, ice traffic regulation, littering, navigation lanes, noise levels, rafts, piers, right of way, slow-no-wake areas, speed limits (mph), swimming regulations, water exhibitions and races, water skiing restrictions, waterway markers, behavior-safe riding capacities, racing, state boating laws adopted only, ski jumps, motorboat prohibition, behavior-safe riding capacities, other - See Details
Fish Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye
Public Lands / Parks 1
Lake Health
Invasive Species *
Banded Mystery Snail, Chinese Mystery Snail, Curly-Leaf Pondweed, Eurasian Water-Milfoil, Freshwater Jellyfish, Hybrid Eurasian / Northern Water-Milfoil, Purple Loosestrife, Rusty Crayfish*, Zebra Mussel
(* = not verified)
Trophic Status Mesotrophic

* About Invasive Species: Disclaimer: Aquatic invasive species (AIS) records are assigned statuses of "verified", "observed", or "no longer observed" based on AIS Status Guidance. In general, "verified" populations are established and have been verified by a taxonomic expert. Populations with the "observed" status have not been verified by a taxonomic expert or do not have established populations. Populations with the "no longer observed" status include populations where a reproducing population did not establish. Our inventories are not necessarily exhaustive so it is important to report occurrences. To report new discoveries visit: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Invasives/report.html. See the Aquatic Invasive Species Guidance for information on how statuses are assigned. Personally identifiable information on data collection forms may be provided to requesters to the extent required by Wisconsin's Open Records Law [ss. 19.31-19.39, Wis. Stats.].

** About Boating Ordinances: Before boating on an unfamiliar Wisconsin waterways check for a sign at the public boat landing to determine if there are local regulations (more restrictive than state law) which may apply on that waterbody. Also be sure to review the document Wisconsin Boating Regulations at http://dnr.wi.gov/files/pdf/pubs/le/le0301.pdf to learn about statewide regulations. There may be a delay between the time an ordinance is passed and the time it gets into our database. Therefore, the only way to know for sure if a water body has an ordinance in effect is to look for a sign posted at a public boat landing.