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Fish Lake
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DNR Contacts for Fish Lake

Crystal, Fish, Mud Lake District [exit DNR]

Fish Lake Association [exit DNR]

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Fish Lake
Dane County, 199 Acres


Facts & Figures
Name Fish Lake
Waterbody ID (WBIC) 985100
Area 199 ACRES
Maximum Depth 62 feet
Bottom 45% sand, 5% gravel, 0% rock, 50% muck
Waterbody Type lake
Hydrologic Lake Type SEEPAGE
County Dane
Region SC
Latitude, Longitude 43.28753840, -89.65221310
Contour (Bathymetric) Map Contour Map
Interactive Map Interactive Map
Lake Management
Lake Organizations Crystal, Fish, Mud Lake District [exit DNR]
Fish Lake Association [exit DNR]
Recreation
Boat Landings 2
Boating Ordinances ** motorboat prohibition, slow-no-wake areas - See Details
Fish Panfish, Largemouth Bass and Northern Pike
Public Lands / Parks 1
Lake Health
Invasive Species *
Curly-Leaf Pondweed, Eurasian Water-Milfoil, Hybrid Eurasian / Northern Water-Milfoil, Purple Loosestrife*
(* = not verified)
Trophic Status Eutrophic

* 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.