The Shell Lake fish story – walleye and more – Shell Lake, Wisconsin

The Shell Lake fish story, Shell Lake, Wisconsin

Shell Lake, best known as a good walleye lake, is 2580 acres with 10.2 miles of shoreline. The maximum depth is 36′; mean depth 23′. Secchi disk clarity 12′. Walleye, SM bass are plentiful. You’ll also find muskie, northern, and bluegill.

This big lake consists of two basins, the bigger one on the north has little structure other than cribs and some fairly sharp drop-offs around the shoreline. the smaller one on the south end as an island and Rolf’s Point, jutting out from the eastern shoreline. Walleyes are best found on the east side of Scout Island, Rolf’s Point, and in the Spring on the south end of the lake. Shell Lake has several boat access sites; one is right in the city of Shell Lake on the lake’s west shore with concrete ramp, toilets, fish-cleaning house, and parking for 30 rigs.

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