Birch Lake near Cth FPhoto by Ashley Beranek
Birch Lake is a 364 acre lake located in Washburn, Sawyer Counties. It has a maximum depth of 73 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from public boat landings, a public beach. Fish include Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye. The lake's water clarity is low.
** 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.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources | 101 S. Webster Street . PO Box 7921 | Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7921Call 1-888-936-7463 (TTY Access via relay - 711) from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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