Water Patrol

The Waushara County Lake Safety Group met with Recreation Deputy Jacob Hansen on September 30, 2023 for a season wrap-up.  County-wide lake patrolling time exceeded 2.5 times the total of the department’s entire summer season for the prior few years. The number of warnings and citations issued also increased by almost 4 times.  LLA will continue […]

Lake Level

The lake water level dropped over a foot from early May to mid-Spetember 2023.  October rains brought the last official reading on October 10, 2023 up to 874.58 feet above mean sea level.   This represents a seasonal drop of 9 inches.  The lake level has now dropped 2.6 ft from the all-time high in July […]

Fish Stocking

In fall 2023, about 6,500 5 to 7 inch white suckers were planted by LLA with funding support from We Really Kare Fishing Club and Friends of Long Lake.  Suckers are a very important part of the fish population, providing a food source for fish of all sizes. Mature suckers spawn as the water warms […]

Invasive Species Update

No new Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) were observed during the 2023 survey of Long Lake by Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc (RC&D).  The detection survey, performed on July 12, 2023, is a thorough review of the lake’s nearshore area looking for any AIS, both animals and plants, like zebra mussels and Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM). This monitoring […]