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Vilas County, 1041 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 37 (Oligotrophic) and was determined using Secchi data. For a Two-Story lake, this is considered Excellent.
Pokegama Lake was monitored by volunteers between 1996 and 2019. Volunteers monitor water clarity with a black and white Secchi disk. 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|
|Pokegama Lake - North-Middle Site||643146||Map||2019||Details|
|Pokegama Lake - Pokegama Lake||644066||Map||1979||Details|