Bluff Lake

Bluff Lake
Size: 86 Acres, Depth: 30 Feet

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Bluff Lake on the Chain O'Lakes

Chain O'Lakes Map Legend

  • Type: Drainage Lake
  • Water: Moderately Clear
  • Base: 50% sand, 5% gravel & 45% muck
  • Inlets: Lake Marie enters on the northwestern corner
  • Outlets: Spring Lake on the southeast side

Species of Fish

There is a variety of species in Bluff Lake. Large numbers of Yellow Bass and Bluegill can be found and Walleye are quite numerous in the springtime as they move through the Lake to spawn. The following lists the types of fish that can be found in Bluff Lake, in the order of their abundance:

Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Bass, Muskie, Walleye, Channel Catfish, Perch, Crappie, White Bass, Northern Pike, Bullhead, Smallmouth Bass, Carp

Fishin’ Holes

Look for the dark green shaded areas on the Bluff Lake Map. These areas exhibit conditions that are conducive to good fishing. However, the real key to successful fishing is knowledge. Take the time to learn the traits of the water, along with the habits of the species of fish you choose to sport. Visit Lake Online’s! Fishin’ Hole where you will find over 100 Fishing Links to help you on your way to catching “The Big One”!

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Chain Status

  • ZONE A – Algonquin - Stratton Lock/Dam – OPEN
  • ZONE B – Upper River Stratton Lock/Dam N. of Pistakee Lake – OPEN
  • ZONE C – From Pistakee Lake N. to WI State Line - OPEN