Petite Lake

Petite Lake
Size: 167 Acres, Depth: 22 Feet


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Petite Lake on the Chain O'Lakes

Chain O'Lakes Map Legend

  • Type: Drainage Lake
  • Water: Moderately Clear
  • Base: 60% sand & 40% muck
  • Inlets: Spring Lake at the northwest corner
  • Outlets: Fox Lake on the southwest corner

Species of Fish

There is a variety of species in Petite Lake. Petite Lake provides the best walleye and muskie fisheries in the southern part of the chain. Largemouth Bass have also made a comeback due to increased size limits and stocking. The following lists the types of fish that can be found in Petite Lake, in the order of their abundance:

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

Fishin’ Holes

Look for the dark green shaded areas on the Petite 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 | 9a Friday, June 27

  • ZONE A – Algonquin to the Stratton Lock and Dam – OPEN
  • ZONE B – Upper River Stratton Lock and Dam North of Pistakee Lake – OPEN
  • ZONE C – Chain O’ Lakes from Pistakee Lake North to the Wisconsin State Line - OPEN