Archibald Lake - Oconto County - Critical Habitat Designation
Archibald Lake in Oconto County is a 430 acre hardwater seepage lake averaging 19 feet in depth with a maximum depth of 58 feet (WDNR 1995). Primary species of fish include muskellunge (Esox masquinongy), northern pike (Esox lucius), walleye (Stizostedion vitreum), largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), panfish (Lepomis spp.), yellow perch (Perca flavescens), and white sucker (Catostomus commerson~]. The lake supports a variety of recreational opportunities that include fishing, boating, swimming, and wildlife viewing. Most importantly, Archibald Lake provides an important and unique ecological function to the region which merits protection efforts.
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