Location and Information: Lac Vieux Desert is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Michigan. It is located in two different counties and states. It lies in Gogebic County Michigan and Vilas County Wisconsin. The Lake is just over 4,000 acres and has a max depth approximately 40 feet and it is around 4 miles in length. There are multiple different species of fish in this lake. It can be fished year round whether it is open waters or frozen solid enough to ice fish. Muskie and Walleye fishing are very good on this lake.
Species List: According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Torch Lake contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, Brook Trout, Black Crappie, Sunfish, Muskie, Northern Pike, Walleye and Yellow Perch.
Species Regulations and Limits
Largemouth Bass: Must be at least 14”- Limit 5
Smallmouth Bass: Must be at least 14”- Limit 5
Northern Pike: 24” minimum- 2 per angler
Muskellunge: 1 per angler April 1st to March 31st
Walleye: 15” minimum- 5 per angler
Yellow Perch: State Limits Apply
Trout: State Limits Apply
Black Crappie: State Limits Apply
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Marinas on Lac Vieux Desert
Marina Name: Sunrise Lodge
Address: 5894 W Shore Rd, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540
Phone: (715) 547-3684
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