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Sapokesick Lake
Menominee County, 252 Acres

Water Quality

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 41 (Mesotrophic) and was determined using Secchi data. For a Deep Headwater lake, this is considered Excellent. Deep Headwater lakes stratify, or form separate layers of water, during the summer months and have a watershed area less than 4 square miles.

Sapokesick Lake has been monitored by volunteers since 2002. 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 Aquatic Invasive Species Grants. Reports and graphs featuring data collected by volunteers, DNR staff and others can be viewed below.

Water Quality Reports and Graphs

Station NameStation IDMapMax YearReports
Legend Lake - Little Blacksmith Channel (Herbicide Monitoring Site BBL)10043845Map2017Details
Legend Lake - Rainbow Channel Deep Hole403114Map2018Details
Legend Lake - Sapokesick Basin Deep Hole403111Map2020Details
Legend Lake - Sapokesick W (Herbicide Monitoring Site Sap1)10043833Map2015Details
Legend Lake - Sapokesick W Center (Herbicide Monitoring Site Sap2)10043834Map2017Details