Shell Lake in the BWCA

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Acres: 497.7
State/Province: MN
Acres are calculated and may not represent official values. The calculation only takes into account the area contained within the given state or province.
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TitleAuthorEntry PointDateLast UpdatedComments
Shell Lake Weekend Ben Strege14 - Little Indian Sioux River North6/4/20107/13/20110
CampsiteStatusAvg RatingGood Tent PadsMax Tent PadsHas Photos
45Open/Potential
24No
46Open/Potential
  No
47Open/Potential
2.53Yes
48Open/Potential
  No
49Open/Potential
23.25Yes
50Closed/Unverified
  No
51Open/Potential
02No
52Open/Potential
  No
53Closed/Unverified
  No
54Open/Potential
35No
55Open/Potential
  No
56Closed/Unverified
  No
57Open/Potential
25No
PortageLakesLength (m)Has PhotosHas CommentsHas My Comments
257Heritage, Shell166NoYesNo
769Lower Pauness, Shell1115YesYesNo
837Little Shell, Shell49NoYesNo
SpeciesSurvey TypeQty Compared to Similar LakesWeight Compared to Similar Lakes
BluegillGill NetNot DeterminedNot Determined
Largemouth BassGill NetBelow AverageAverage
Northern PikeGill NetAverageAbove Average
PumpkinseedGill NetNot DeterminedNot Determined
Shorthead RedhorseGill NetBelow AverageAverage
Smallmouth BassGill NetBelow AverageAverage
WalleyeGill NetAverageAbove Average
White SuckerGill NetAbove AverageBelow Average
Yellow PerchGill NetBelow AverageBelow Average
Fish survey information was obtained from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lake information report.
Walleye on Shell
Walleye on Shell by Ben Strege
6/5/2010
Fish On!
Fish On! by Ben Strege
6/5/2010
Shell Northern
Shell Northern by Ben Strege
6/5/2010
Learning to Fillet
Learning to Fillet by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Bass from Camp
Bass from Camp by Ben Strege
6/5/2010
Retrieving the Canoe
Retrieving the Canoe by Ben Strege
6/5/2010
Shell Lake Sunrise
Shell Lake Sunrise by Ben Strege
6/7/2010
Filtering Water
Filtering Water by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Calm Sunday
Calm Sunday by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Campfire on Shell
Campfire on Shell by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Shell Lake Landing
Shell Lake Landing by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Splash!
Splash! by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Swimming in Shell
Swimming in Shell by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Sunset on Shell
Sunset on Shell by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Campsite #49
Campsite #49 by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
Campsite #49
Campsite #49 by Ben Strege
6/6/2010
View of Campsite from tent pads looking out to lake
View of Campsite from tent pads looking out to lake by Egapillar
7/12/2018
Easterly view from campsite
Easterly view from campsite by Egapillar
7/14/2018
Kitchen Area on Campsite 47
Kitchen Area on Campsite 47 by Egapillar
7/15/2018
Nightly visitor
Nightly visitor by Egapillar
7/14/2018
Observing Eagle
Observing Eagle by Egapillar
7/15/2018
Cascade on on Wokasipwi Creek
Cascade on on Wokasipwi Creek by Egapillar
7/13/2018

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