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Dead Pike Lake
Vilas County, 309 Acres
One measure of a lakes health is the trophic state, which relates to the amount of algae in the water. The average summer trophic state for the last 5 years was 43 (Mesotrophic) and was determined using chlorophyll data. For a Two-Story lake, this is considered Good.
Dead Pike Lake has been monitored by volunteers since 1996. Volunteers monitor water clarity with a black and white Secchi disk. Some also collect water samples, which are sent to the State Lab of Hygiene to be analyzed. Volunteers are the source of the majority of Wisconsin's lake water quality data, and their dedication is greatly appreciated. Additional monitoring has been done through projects funded in part by DNR Lake Grants. Reports and graphs featuring data collected by volunteers, DNR staff and others can be viewed below.
Water Quality Reports and Graphs
|Station Name||Station ID||Map||Max Year||Reports|
|Dead Pike Lake - Deep Hole||643041||Map||2019||Details|
|Dead Pike Lake - E Inlet Powell R||643167||Map||2006||Details|
|Dead Pike Lake - Neck Of South Bay||643578||Map||2018||Details|
|Dead Pike Lake - South Bay||643620||Map||2019||Details|
|Dead Pike Lake NE nearshore ||10048587||Map||2017||Details|
|Dead Pike Lake at Powell Marsh Ditch Inlet||643575||Map||2003||Details|