Basswood Lake in the BWCA

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Acres: 14229
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
First Guide Trip Riley Smith24 - Fall Lake6/17/201811/7/20190
Third Guide Trip Riley Smith25 - Moose Lake7/15/20182/24/20190
Adventure of a lifetime Alisdair24 - Fall Lake6/11/20154/1/20160
The historic pictograph route TuscaroraBorealis77 - South Hegman Lake9/27/201411/27/20142
Border lakes Bradford16 - Moose/Portage River North of Echo Trail6/16/20146/30/20141
CampsiteStatusAvg RatingGood Tent PadsMax Tent PadsHas Photos
1127Open/Potential
  No
1314Open/Potential
24No
1315Open/Potential
  No
1316Open/Potential
23No
1317Open/Potential
46Yes
1318Open/Potential
  No
1319Open/Potential
  No
1531Open/Potential
  No
1532Open/Potential
12No
1533Open/Potential
  No
1534Open/Potential
  No
1535Open/Potential
22No
1536Open/Potential
22Yes
1537Open/Potential
  No
1538Open/Potential
33No
1539Open/Potential
  No
1552Open/Potential
  No
1553Open/Potential
  No
1554Open/Potential
  No
1555Open/Potential
  No
1556Open/Potential
00.5No
1557Open/Potential
  No
1558Open/Potential
23No
1559Open/Potential
22No
1560Open/Potential
  No
1561Open/Potential
23No
1562Open/Potential
34No
1563Open/Potential
  No
1564Open/Potential
45No
1565Open/Potential
  No
1566Open/Potential
99No
1567Open/Potential
  No
1568Open/Potential
  No
1569Open/Potential
35Yes
1570Open/Potential
  No
1571Open/Potential
  Yes
1572Open/Potential
  No
1573Open/Potential
  No
1574Open/Potential
  No
1575Open/Potential
  No
1576Open/Potential
  No
1577Open/Potential
  No
1578Open/Potential
  Yes
1579Open/Potential
  No
1580Open/Potential
  No
1581Open/Potential
  No
1582Open/Potential
  No
1583Open/Potential
  No
1584Open/Potential
  No
1585Open/Potential
35Yes
1586Open/Potential
  No
1587Open/Potential
  No
1588Open/Potential
  No
1589Open/Potential
  No
1590Open/Potential
  No
1591Open/Potential
  No
1592Open/Potential
24No
1593Open/Potential
12Yes
1594Open/Potential
23Yes
1595Open/Potential
  No
1596Closed/Unverified
  No
1597Open/Potential
34No
1598Open/Potential
33No
1599Open/Potential
35No
1600Open/Potential
  No
1601Open/Potential
  No
1602Open/Potential
  No
1603Open/Potential
  No
1604Open/Potential
35No
1605Open/Potential
34No
1606Open/Potential
23No
1607Open/Potential
0 Yes
1608Open/Potential
22No
1609Open/Potential
  No
1610Open/Potential
  No
1611Open/Potential
35Yes
1612Open/Potential
22No
1613Open/Potential
  No
1614Open/Potential
22No
1615Open/Potential
  No
1616Open/Potential
2.54Yes
1617Open/Potential
  No
1618Open/Potential
22No
1619Open/Potential
2.333.67Yes
1620Open/Potential
  No
1621Open/Potential
  No
1622Open/Potential
  No
1623Open/Potential
  No
1624Open/Potential
24.5Yes
1625Open/Potential
  No
1626Open/Potential
  No
1627Open/Potential
  No
1628Open/Potential
  No
1629Open/Potential
  No
1630Open/Potential
  No
1631Open/Potential
  No
1632Open/Potential
  Yes
1633Open/Potential
  No
1634Open/Potential
  No
1635Open/Potential
  No
1636Open/Potential
35Yes
1637Open/Potential
2.54No
1638Open/Potential
33No
1639Open/Potential
  No
1640Open/Potential
  No
1641Open/Potential
23Yes
1642Open/Potential
  No
1643Open/Potential
  No
1644Open/Potential
  No
1645Open/Potential
  No
1646Open/Potential
  No
1647Open/Potential
  No
1648Open/Potential
  No
1649Open/Potential
  No
1650Open/Potential
  No
1651Open/Potential
  No
1652Open/Potential
  No
1653Open/Potential
  No
1654Open/Potential
  No
1655Open/Potential
  Yes
1656Open/Potential
  No
1657Open/Potential
23Yes
1658Open/Potential
24No
1659Open/Potential
  No
1660Open/Potential
  No
1669Open/Potential
35No
2088Open/Potential
  No
2089Open/Potential
46No
2090Open/Potential
22No
2094Open/Potential
  No
PortageLakesLength (m)Has PhotosHas CommentsHas My Comments
423Basswood, Basswood508NoYesNo
428Basswood, Basswood312YesYesNo
432Basswood, Basswood438YesYesNo
480Basswood, Wind945NoYesNo
492Basswood, Azion372YesYesNo
494Basswood, Indiana489NoNoNo
851Basswood River, Basswood1816YesYesNo
864Manomin, Basswood614NoNoNo
872Basswood, Newton446NoYesNo
SpeciesSurvey TypeQty Compared to Similar LakesWeight Compared to Similar Lakes
Black CrappieGill NetTraceAbove Average
Lake WhitefishGill NetAverageAverage
Northern PikeGill NetAbove AverageAverage
Rock BassGill NetBelow AverageAverage
Smallmouth BassGill NetAverageAbove Average
Tullibee (Cisco)Gill NetAverageAverage
WalleyeGill NetAbove AverageAverage
White SuckerGill NetAbove AverageAverage
Yellow PerchGill NetAverageAverage
Fish survey information was obtained from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lake information report.
Lucas
Lucas by smoothoperator
8/5/2013
don's fish
don's fish by smoothoperator
8/6/2013
relaxing
relaxing by smoothoperator
8/8/2013
Pipestone Bay site 4 (#1607) landing
Pipestone Bay site 4 (#1607) landing by Gavia
9/15/2011
Pipestone Bay site 4 (#1607)
Pipestone Bay site 4 (#1607) by Gavia
9/15/2011
Wind Bay Campsite
Wind Bay Campsite by Joe Scott
Campsite
Campsite by Joe Scott
Sunset
Sunset by Joe Scott
Wind Bay to Indiana
Wind Bay to Indiana by Joe Scott
Wind Bay Campsite2
Wind Bay Campsite2 by Joe Scott
First Campsite
First Campsite by Joe Scott
Island campsite 2
Island campsite 2 by Joe Scott
American point campsite
American point campsite by Joe Scott
Back Bay camp #1593
Back Bay camp #1593 by TuscaroraBorealis
10/3/2014
basswood view
basswood view by kenbuddha
lincoln island waterfront
lincoln island waterfront by kenbuddha
lincoln island west view
lincoln island west view by kenbuddha
Island Site-Basswood-1616
Island Site-Basswood-1616 by Grandma L
8/14/2013
The U.S. side of Prairie Portage
The U.S. side of Prairie Portage by Chris Hoepker
9/3/2008
Basswood_Lake_landing.JPG
Basswood_Lake_landing.JPG by Jimothy
Bay.JPG
Bay.JPG by Jimothy
Camp_picture_1.JPG
Camp_picture_1.JPG by Jimothy
Camp_picture_2.JPG
Camp_picture_2.JPG by Jimothy
Hammock.JPG
Hammock.JPG by Jimothy
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Skidway Island - beach landing
Skidway Island - beach landing by AP93
8/21/2018
Nice tarp set up
Nice tarp set up by Riley Smith

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