White Sand Lake, Vilas County
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
- Located in Vilas County
- Surface water area: 1,229
- Shorelength: 11.17 miles
- Maximum depth: 63 feet
- Mean depth: 25 feet
- Bottom type: mostly sand, also gravel
- Water color: clear, high visability
- Fish available in lake:
- large mouth bass
- small mouth bass
–– crappie, bluegill, pumpkinseed,
and yellow perch
- northern pike
Fish Stocking Update
As of April 2011, the last five times White Sand Lake was stocked with muskellunge and walleye fingerlings
was 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010. The populations of both
species are good and self-sustaining. Cicso,
yellow perch, and white sucker are the primary forage species.
are numerous and average sized.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Fish Stocking Summary:
551 Large Muskellunge Fingerlings, Upper Wisconsin River strain, with the average lengith of 12.70 inches were stocked in 2010.
25,430 Small Walleeye Fingerlings, Mississippi Headwaters strain, with the average lengith of 1.75 inches were stocked in 2010.
Read the White Sand Lake Fishing Regulations.
Find out about the watercraft
Our list of recommended fishing guides.
Download a PDF of a
lake survey map for White Sand Lake
Free Fishing Weekend: June 6 - 7, 2015
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' Free Outdoor Fun Weekend is June 6-7. Residents and visitors can fish, hike or bike state trails, and ride public ATV trails for free. New this year, visitors to state parks and forests will enjoy not one but two days of free admission. Dozens of free fishing clinics will be hosted around the state by conservation groups and others to promote the sport. Free loaner equipment is available at 50 locations, including state parks, DNR offices, and partner organizations. Fishing rules such as limits and species still apply.
Visit the DNR's website for more information...