Location and Fishing Information: Big Sand Lake is located in Vilas County, Wisconsin. This body of water covers approximately 1,427 acres of surface area which has a maximum depth around 56 feet. You will find a boat landing, hiking, 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, Northern Pike, Muskie, 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″
Northern Pike: May 1st-March 6th/ No length limit/ Daily limit of 5
Muskie: May 29th-December 31st/ Minimum length of 40″/ Daily limit of 1 per day