St. Louis County - Minnesota
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How big is Boulder Lake?
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What kind of fish can you catch in Boulder Lake?
Other fish species in the lake include White Sucker.
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History & Status of the Fishery
Boulder Lake is located approximately 12 miles NW of Ely and is entirely within the BWCAW. It has a surface area of 68 acres and a maximum depth of 41 feet. The water is brown and bog stained. Dissolved oxygen was adequate to a depth of 27 feet.
Access is by portage from Phantom Lake (38 rods). There is one designated USFS campsite located on the NW end of the island.
Northern pike numbers in 2013 (3.7/gill net) were slightly above average compared to other area pike lakes. The average pike sampled was 20.8 inches long and about 6 years old. The largest pike sampled was 23.9 inches long.
Several large bluegill up to 9.3 inches long were sampled. One 22 inch walleye was sampled and found to be 14 years old. Walleye were last stocked in 1979. Low numbers of largemouth bass, yellow perch and white sucker are also present.
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|Boulder Lake||0.0 mi||238||51 ft|
|Boulder Lake (Boulder Lake Reservoir)||0.0 mi||3,882||18 ft|
|Phantom Lake||0.6 mi||47||10 ft|
|Battle Lake||0.9 mi||76||24 ft|
|Sprite Lake||1.1 mi||12||16 ft|
|Meat Lake||1.6 mi||14||24 ft|
|Hassel Lake||1.7 mi||86||8 ft|
|Glimmer Lake||1.9 mi||17||7 ft|
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|Saca Lake||2.0 mi||77||18 ft|