Lake Facts

Lake Facts: From the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

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  • Lake Facts About Lake Thompson

Lake Thompson
Oneida County
Surface Water Area: 411 acres
Shore Length: 6.7 miles
Maximum Depth: 30 Feet
Percent Greater than 20 feet = 20%
Percent Less than 3 feet = 15%

Secchi disk(Water Clarity): 6.5 feet
Water Color: Light Brown
Lake Type: Drainage
Littoral Bottom Types: 55% Sand,
25% Muck 15% Gravel, 5% Rubble
Basic Management: walleye, musky, bass, panfish

Muskellunge population is good for a lake of this size.

Northern Pike are slow growing, but the species is self sustaining.

Small Mouth and Large Mouth Bass and Pan fish populations are reproducing naturally.

Walleye population is about average for the region, but natural reproduction is limited for this species, and numbers are bolstered by stocking. The Rhinelander’s Morningside organization stocks 7-10 inch Walleyes each October in Lake Thompson and Lake George.

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