Insula Lake in the BWCA

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Acres: 3187.9
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
Insula Trip with Overnight in Fungus Lake PMA IHearTheRain30 - Lake One8/24/20169/10/20170
100 mile Ely to Gunflint side and back Bradford25 - Moose Lake9/9/201410/28/20151
Snowbank to Lake One 1999 4everpaddle27 - Snowbank Lake6/13/19992/16/20152
Lake One to Inslula; Day Trip South Hope; Day Trip Fish Dance IHearTheRain30 - Lake One8/24/20121/22/20150
Lake One to Moose Lake (group solo) Gavia30 - Lake One6/9/20147/8/20140
Lake One to Snowbank loop (solo) Gavia30 - Lake One9/8/20094/26/20140
Lake One to Insula to Pagami Creek Randy.Pfeifer30 - Lake One9/4/20132/24/20142
Loop: Moose to Insula Lake (Pagami Creek fire) Randy.Pfeifer25 - Moose Lake9/15/201210/8/20121
CampsiteStatusAvg RatingGood Tent PadsMax Tent PadsHas Photos
1337Open/Potential
34.5Yes
1334Open/Potential
45.5Yes
1323Open/Potential
45.5Yes
1359Open/Potential
23Yes
1331Open/Potential
23No
1349Open/Potential
23Yes
2200Open/Potential
23.5Yes
1326Open/Potential
23Yes
1340Open/Potential
1.52.5Yes
1341Open/Potential
34No
1346Open/Potential
12No
2197Open/Potential
45No
1322Open/Potential
34No
2196Open/Potential
22.5No
1344Open/Potential
23No
1325Open/Potential
34No
1339Open/Potential
33No
1332Open/Potential
2.54.5Yes
1160Open/Potential
  Yes
1324Open/Potential
  No
1327Open/Potential
  No
1328Open/Potential
  No
1330Open/Potential
  No
1333Open/Potential
  Yes
1335Open/Potential
  No
1336Open/Potential
  No
1338Open/Potential
  No
1342Open/Potential
  No
1343Open/Potential
  No
1345Closed/Unverified
  No
1347Open/Potential
  No
1348Open/Potential
  No
1350Open/Potential
  Yes
1351Open/Potential
  Yes
1352Open/Potential
  No
1353Open/Potential
  No
1354Closed/Unverified
  No
1355Closed/Unverified
  No
1356Closed/Unverified
  No
1357Open/Potential
  No
1358Open/Potential
  No
1360Open/Potential
  No
1361Open/Potential
  No
1362Open/Potential
  No
PortageLakesLength (m)Has PhotosHas CommentsHas My Comments
572Kiana, Insula824YesYesNo
583Insula86YesNoNo
630Insula, Hudson478YesYesNo
759Carol, Insula267NoNoNo
919Insula, Insula123NoNoNo
SpeciesSurvey TypeQty Compared to Similar LakesWeight Compared to Similar Lakes
Lake WhitefishGill NetAverageAverage
Northern PikeGill NetAverageAbove Average
Rock BassGill NetAverageAverage
Tullibee (Cisco)Gill NetAverageBelow Average
WalleyeGill NetBelow AverageAverage
White SuckerGill NetAverageBelow Average
Yellow PerchGill NetBelow AverageAverage
Fish survey information was obtained from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lake information report.
Last portage on Kawishiwi River
Last portage on Kawishiwi River by Randy.Pfeifer
9/18/2012
Campsite on Insula
Campsite on Insula by Randy.Pfeifer
9/18/2012
Campsite on Insula
Campsite on Insula by Randy.Pfeifer
9/18/2012
Insula Lake burn area
Insula Lake burn area by Randy.Pfeifer
9/18/2012
Sunset at Insula campsite
Sunset at Insula campsite by Randy.Pfeifer
9/18/2012
Insula
Insula by Rustycards
8/7/2013
Storm to the South
Storm to the South by Solotripper
6/27/2013
Insula site
Insula site by Bradford
9/16/2014
Last Day at Camp
Last Day at Camp by IHearTheRain
8/26/2012
Camp Sunrise
Camp Sunrise by IHearTheRain
8/25/2012
33.5" 13lb Walleye
33.5" 13lb Walleye by 4everpaddle
6/15/1999
2011 Pagami Creek Fire
2011 Pagami Creek Fire by timgel
9/12/2011
Lake Insula to Hudson Lake (landing)
Lake Insula to Hudson Lake (landing) by Gavia
9/12/2009
Insula
Insula by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite 1334
Campsite 1334 by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite
Campsite by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Campsite
Campsite by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Paddling Insula
Paddling Insula by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Burn Damage
Burn Damage by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Paddling Insula
Paddling Insula by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Paddling Insula
Paddling Insula by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Paddling Insula
Paddling Insula by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
Paddling Insula
Paddling Insula by Ben Strege
8/8/2014
IMG_0747.jpg
IMG_0747.jpg by andyvap
8/5/2015
Campsite
Campsite by andyvap
8/6/2015
Campsite
Campsite by andyvap
8/6/2015
_140901-124.jpg
_140901-124.jpg by Gfour
9/1/2014
Campsite
Campsite by Gfour
9/1/2014
Campsite
Campsite by Gfour
9/1/2014
Campsite
Campsite by Gfour
8/31/2014
Campsite
Campsite by Gfour
8/31/2014
Campsite
Campsite by Gfour
8/31/2014
IMG_2987.JPG
IMG_2987.JPG by Aldy1
5/26/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/11/2018
20180711_124513.jpg
20180711_124513.jpg by smccoid
7/11/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/10/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/10/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/10/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/10/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/10/2018
20180712_101701.jpg
20180712_101701.jpg by smccoid
7/12/2018
20180712_100717.jpg
20180712_100717.jpg by smccoid
7/12/2018
20180712_094109.jpg
20180712_094109.jpg by smccoid
7/12/2018
20180712_094103.jpg
20180712_094103.jpg by smccoid
7/12/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/12/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/12/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/12/2018
20180712_084711.jpg
20180712_084711.jpg by smccoid
7/12/2018
Campsite
Campsite by smccoid
7/12/2018

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