Catfish Lake Report

Here is the final report for Catfish Lake from Onterra, our water quality consultant.

ER Chain Treatment Final 2015

Here is the post treatment map for Catfish Lake.

Catfish Map Post Treatment 2015

And here is the Catfish Lake Final Treatment Map.

Catfish Map Final 2015

 

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Unified Lower Eagle River Chain of Lakes Report

Attached is a link to the final report from Onterra for 2015.  Onterra is the consultant that the Unified Lower Eagle River Chain of Lakes hires to monitor and improve the quality of our lakes.

Eagle River Chain 2015 Report

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Ice Out 2016

Here are the last icebergs on the lake.  This photo was taken 4-15-16.  This am, the bergs were gone too.  So, I will call the official ice-out date 4-16-16.  That is roughly a week early.

Catfish Lake 2016 open

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Costs of Battling Invasive Species

Here is an article from the March 29, 2016 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on the costs of battling invasive species.

Costs of Battling Invasive Species

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2016 Funding

Super news!  The Eagle River Chain of Lakes Association has been funded in 2016!  As you may recall, we applied but failed to obtain funding in 2015.  Here is a link with more info on the Chainwide funding plan:

Chainwide plan January, 2016

Here is a link to the Catfish Lake portion:

Catfish Lake 2016

 

 

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Lake Tides – February 2016

Here is the February, 2016 issue of Lake Tides.  Lake Tides is produced by the UW Extension and is aimed at people who love lakes!  The bobcat piece is very interesting!

http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/UWEXLakes/Documents/resources/newsletter/vol41-vol45/vol41-1winter2016websmall.pdf

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Ice-Up Then Ice-Out

It has been an odd year.  We froze up on 11-29-15.  The lake then opened up this past week.  It was navigable on Thursday 12-17-15.  It then froze up again despite the windy conditions on 12-19-15. We will see what happens next!!Catfish Lake 2015 freezeCatfish Lake 2015 open

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