Location and Fishing Information: Big Portage Lake is located in Vilas County, Wisconsin. This body of water covers approximately 586 acres of surface area which has a maximum depth around 40 feet. You will find a boat ramp, kayaking, boating and fishing here.
There are a few different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Walleye, Panfish, Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass on these waters.
Top Species and Creel Limits
Largemouth Bass: May 1st- June 18th/ Daily limit of 5 with a 14″ minimum length
Panfish: Open all year/ No limit or length with a daily limit of 25
Smallmouth Bass: May 1st- June 18th/ Catch and release only
Walleye: May 1st- March 6th/ Minimum length is 15″ with a limit of 3 per day/ Walleye, sauger and hybrids may not be kept from 20″ to 24″