Lake Information and Facts

Lower Turtle Lake Information

Our LakeLower Turtle Lake is a 286 acre lake located in Barron County Wisconsin. It has a maximum depth of 24 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from two public boat landings, one on the east and one on the west side of the lake. Fish include Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye, which is what the lake is known for and is considered one of the top three Walleye lakes in Barron County and was previously a DNR stocked Walleye lake until studies identified that the Walleye population had become self sustaining.  According to surveys by the WI DNR the lake's water clarity is rated as low.

 Lake Facts

  • Location: Barron County, Wisconsin near Rice Lake, Wisconsin
  • Coordinates: 45.38868730, -92.07629190
  • Lake type: Drainage
  • Mean depth: 14 ft
  • Max. depth: 24 ft
  • Area: 286 Acres
  • Lake bottom: 80% sand, 15% gravel, 0% rock, 5% muck
  • Waterbody ID WBIC: 2079700
  • Trophic status: Eutrophic
  • Part of the larger Red Cedar River Watershed (HUC 07050007)
  • Part of the smaller Hay River Watershed (HUC 0705000706) Click here for Map
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