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Kasbaum Lake

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    RSVP for the Oct 18 Annual Banquet

    a sparkly glitter background with a a banner saying annual banquet Manitowoc County Lakes Association Annual Banquet

     

    Friday, October 18th, 2019

    Location:  Meats Opera Haus, St, Nazianz

    Time:  Cocktails (cash bar) and social hour from 6 to 7 PM

    Dinner:  Family style dinner at 7 PM with program to follow

    Speaker:  George Meyer, former Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR)
    and Executive Director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation (WWF)

    Door prizes and 50/50 raffle

     


    Cost:  $20 per person at the door includes desert and gratuity

    Reservations:  email reservations to Jerry Corfman at corfmanpj@yahoo.com

    Organized and hosted by the Wilke Lake Advancement Association in coordination with MCLA

     

     

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    Valders Journal covers MCLA Guest Speaker Darren Kuhn

    Darren Kuhn has collected many stories in his career as a recreation safety warden, along with a strong desire for people to stay safe while having fun. Kuhn, who works for the state Department of Natural Resources, recently spoke to the Manitowoc County Lakes Association during a meeting in Manitowoc.

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Kasbaum Lake Glomski Lake (far), April 2015
by Ken & Karen Schuler, TrawlersMidwest.com

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Click on the maps to enlarge. Bathymetric Map based on Wisconsin DNR data. Watershed map courtesy of Manitowoc County Soil and Water Conservation Department. New! Zoom in even closer with this new interactive watershed mapping tool.  

Location: A PRIVATE lake in the Town of Newton.


About Kasbaum Lake

Lake Health

Recreation

  • Features: None; private lake.
  • Restrictions: Only electric motors are allowed, Slow-No-Wake Areas/Hours, Water Skiing Restrictions. Read the Wisconsin handbook

Statistics

  • Surface Area: 6 acres
  • Depth: Max 68′
  • Bottom: 0% sand, 0% gravel, 0% rock, 99% muck
  • Shorelength: unknown
  • Lake Type: Deep Seepage. Deep Seepage lakes stratify, or form separate layers of water, during the summer months and have no inlet or outlet.
  • Lat/Long: 44.059529, -87.736075


Aquatic Invasive Species Threats

  • None specifically reported.


Fishing

  • Fish present: Abundant Panfish and Largemouth Bass.

Regulations

  • View Kasbaum Lake fishing regulations on DNR website
  • Open All Year
    • Panfish: Daily bag limit 25. No min length.
    • Catfish: Daily bag limit 10. No min length.
  • Open 5/4/2019-3/1/2020:
    • Largemouth/smallmouth bass: 14″ Limit 5.
    • Northern Pike: 26″ Limit 2.
    • Walleye: 15″ Limit 5.
  • Motor Trolling is allowed with up to 3 hooks, baits, or lures, per angler.
  • Familiarize yourself with Wisconsin fishing:
    WDNR Hook & Line Guide
  • Consumption Advisory: General Manitowoc County/Mercury. Click here.

Stocking and DNR Surveys

  • Fish Stocking Data: None available.
  • DNR Fishing Report: None available.
  • DNR Species Survey: None available.


Condition: EXCELLENT (2018) Source

  • 5-Year Average Trophic State: 41/Mesotrophic 
  • Secchi Disk: Average summer reading 13 ft. (SE Georegion average 7.4 ft.).
    Summer (July/Aug) water was reported as CLEAR and BLUE.
  • Chemistry:
    Average summer Chlorophyll 2.3 µg/l (SE Georegion average 31.6 µg/l).
    Average summer Total Phosphorus 13.2 µg/l.
    Lakes that have more than 20 µg/l total phosphorus may experience noticeable algae blooms.
  • Trophic State Index (TSI): 41/Mesotrophic. What does this mean?
    Mesotrophic lakes contain moderate amounts of nutrients, and contain healthy, diverse populations of aquatic plants, algae, and fish. Occasional algae blooms may occur. If the lake is deep enough to stratify, the hypolimnion often becomes low in oxygen by the end of summer, and may result in some phosphorus release from the sediments. Mesotrophic lakes are characterized by moderately clear water, but have an increasing chance of low dissolved oxygen in deep water during the summer.


View TSI data graph on the DNR website

 


Click on the maps to enlarge. Bathymetric Map based on Wisconsin DNR data. Watershed map courtesy of Manitowoc County Soil and Water Conservation Department. New! Zoom in even closer with this new interactive watershed mapping tool.  
Updated: May 16, 2019 — 1:37 pm

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