Manitowoc County Lakes Association

to protect and enhance area lakes for the benefit of all

Harpt Lake News

Lake Director: Dan Dufek

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Contact Dan (920) 860-4933 or MCLA to share observations or concerns.


    Lake Volunteers Needed

    MCLA, with volunteers, continues to conduct annual water quality testing of our county lakes—if there is a volunteer monitor on the lake.

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    Larrabee Sportsman's Club Calendar of Events

    Feb 2/3 Ice Fishing Derby

    Feb 9 Kids Ice Fishing Derby

    April 13 Easter Egg Hunt
    Kids 5 & under - noon; Kids 6 to 13 - 1pm

    May 4/5 Spring Archery Tournament

    May 11–Aug 3 Archery League

    June 2 Spring Tractor Pull

    Aug 10/11 Fall Archery Tournament

    Sept 1 Car show

    Sept 8 Fall Tractor Pull

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    October Walleye Stocking

    1500 extended growth 7"-9" walleye were stocked into Harpt Lake on 10/04/2018. Thank you to our hatchery R.J. Hilger and Sons for their donation of 25lbs of fathead minnows.

    The minnows were stocked as feed for all species of fish. Thank you also to the volunteers that helped to re-home our walleye!

    Dan Dufek

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    Temporary Panfish Rule Still Applies

    In effect for the 2020-2021 Fishing Season.

    Temporary panfish rule that went into effect April 1, 2016 still applies. Five Manitowoc County lakes are affected.

    • Bullhead Lake: During May and June, 15 panfish may be kept, but no more than 5 of any one species. During the remainder of the season, 25 panfish may be kept.
    • English Lake: 15 panfish may be kept, but no more than 5 of any one species (all year).
    • Harpt Lake: 25 panfish may be kept, but no more than 10 of any one species(all year).
    • Long Lake: 15 panfish may be kept, but no more than 5 of any one species (all year).
    • Pigeon Lake: 25 panfish may be kept, but no more than 10 of any one species (all year).

    These regulations appear in the Manitowoc County section of the local rules in the Wisconsin fishing regulation book.

    View the most recent Panfish Rule informational sheet
    Any questions please contact Steven Hogler
    920-662-5480 or Steven.Hogler@wisconsin.gov

    originally published Jan 29, 2016

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Updated: January 28, 2020 — 4:18 pm