Chetek Wisconsin Vacation Guide

Lake Information

Chetek Lakes
Chetek Chain Of Lakes

     The Six Lakes of the chain ( Chetek, Prairie, Pokegama, Ojaski, Moose Ear, and Ten Mile )  are fed on the north by Rice Creek which originates from a tag alder and tamarack swamp and flows into Prairie Lake, and by German and Pokegama creeks which combine to flow into Ojaski lake. Moose Ear Creek begins as a rock bottomed stream in the Blue Hills and flows southwest into Moose Ear Lake. In its upper part it is a brook and brown trout stream. Ten Mile and Beaver Creek are warm water streams which flow into Ten Mile Lake. The extensive marshland surrounding these two streams provide excellent habitat for beaver, muskrat and nesting and migratory waterfowl.
     The entire chain  of lakes are soft-water drainage lakes with their water level held by the dam located between Lake Chetek and the Chetek River.
     The fish population in the lakes include northern pike, walleye, large and smallmouth bass, bluegill, black crappie, perch, bullhead, and rock bass.
     These fertile lakes have always been noted for their abundant supply of panfish and excellent catches of northern pike and bass.
  

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Pokegama Lake...
     
has 494 surface acres and a depth of nineteen feet.
Chetek Lake...
    
with a maximum depth of 22 feet has 683 surface acres.
Ojaski (Mud) Lake...
    
covers 597 surface acres with a maximum depth of fifteen feet.
Moose Ear Lake...
    
  on the lower part of Moose Ear Creek, has 33.6 surface acres with a maximum depth of six feet.
Prairie Lake...
    
  the largest of the chain has a maximum depth of sixteen feet and 1,545 surface acres.
Ten Mile Lake...
    
   has a maximum depth of ten feet and 393 surface acres.

For more information visit the Chetek Lake Protection Web Site

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