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Puckaway Lake

Green Lake County - Wisconsin
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Lake Puckaway is a 5,039-acre lake located in central Wisconsin, between Green Lake and Marquette counties. It is one of the largest lakes in the state and is known for its abundant fish population, particularly for walleye, northern pike, and bass.

The lake is relatively shallow, with a maximum depth of only 5 feet, and it has a fairly irregular shape with many bays and channels that provide excellent fishing opportunities. It is also popular for boating, water skiing, and other water sports, and it has several public boat landings.

Lake Puckaway is surrounded by a mix of farmland, woods, and residential development, and it has several parks and recreation areas along its shores. The lake is also known for its abundant wildlife, including waterfowl, eagles, and other birds, as well as deer, foxes, and other mammals.

In addition to fishing and other water activities, Lake Puckaway is a popular destination for birdwatching, hiking, and other outdoor activities. Its location in central Wisconsin also makes it a convenient base for exploring other nearby lakes and attractions in the region.


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Caught by Khtam Shaq
Caught by Peter Knepler
Caught by Scott  Lightfoot
Caught by Brad Uttech
Caught by Henry Bennett
Caught by Steve And Deedee Baker
Caught by Cj  Kuphal
Caught by Jim Danek
Caught by Rob Oxford
Caught by Don Lieving
Caught by Rob Oxford
Caught by Drag Drag
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Frequently Asked Questions About Puckaway Lake, WI


How big is Puckaway Lake?
Puckaway Lake is approximately 5,039 sq acres (20.4 sq km) in size.

How deep is Puckaway Lake?
Puckaway Lake is approximately 5 feet (1.5 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 3 feet (0.9 m).

What kind of fish can you catch in Puckaway Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Panfish and Walleye in Puckaway Lake.


Are there fishing guides or charters for Puckaway Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Puckaway Lake and/or the surrounding area. Might we suggest All Seasons Adventures in Wisconsin?

What are the closest cities to Puckaway Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Marquette, WI, Kingston, WI and Princeton, WI.

Are there places to stay in the Puckaway Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Puckaway Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Business Card: Log Cabin Resort & Tavern
Log Cabin Resort & Tavern
Montello, WI
(920) 295-6507
about 1 miles away

Are there topographical lake maps available Puckaway Lake?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Puckaway Lake (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

Are there boat launches on Puckaway Lake?
We know of 7 public boat launches on Puckaway Lake. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Puckaway Lake area businesses:
Please check out these local businesses in the Puckaway Lake area:
Business Card: Log Cabin Resort & Tavern
Log Cabin Resort & Tavern
Montello, WI
(920) 295-6507
about 1 miles away
Business Card: Pub N' Prime
Pub N' Prime
Marquette, WI
(920) 394-3800
about 1 miles away
Business Card: Mike & Cathy's Good Old Days
Mike & Cathy's Good Old Days
Montello, WI
(920) 295-6358
about 1 miles away
Business Card: Nortons Dry Dock
Nortons Dry Dock
Princeton, WI
(920) 295-3462
about 6 miles away
Business Card: BBLADES Professional Propellers, LLC
BBLADES Professional Propellers, LLC
Princeton, WI
(920) 295-4435
about 6 miles away
Business Card: Johnson?s Boats & Motors
Pro Savings
Johnson?s Boats & Motors
Montello, WI
(608) 297-2562
about 9 miles away

Are there places to eat and drink near Puckaway Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What are the fishing regulations for Puckaway Lake?
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Puckaway Lake that you need to know. For complete fishing regulations visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. To report a violation call (800) 847-9367 or cell #367. Need a Wisconsin fishing license?

General Restrictions
  • Hook and line fishing is open all year for fish species except muskellunge, lake sturgeon, trout, paddlefish and threatened or endangered species.
  • Motor Trolling is allowed with up to 3 hooks, baits, or lures, per angler.

What is the bottom composition of Puckaway Lake?
Puckaway Lake's bottom composition is comprised of muck (70%), sand (20%), rock (5%) and gravel (5%).

Explore the Puckaway Lake area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

"Upscale Overland" - 24 foot / 10 Passenger / Luxury Sprinter
24 ftSleeps 1
Oshkosh, WI
$469/nightMORE
2018 Keystone RV Hideout LHS
2018 Keystone RV Hideout LHS
28 ftSleeps 7
Princeton, WI
$140/nightMORE
2010 Coleman Sun Valley Popup Camper
2010 Coleman Sun Valley Popup Camper
12 ftSleeps 5
North Freedom, WI
$85/nightMORE
2024 Colman Colman lantern 17b
2024 Colman Colman lantern 17b
21 ftSleeps 5
Oakfield, WI
$85/nightMORE
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What aquatic invasive species are found in Puckaway Lake?
There are some aquatic invasive species found in Puckaway Lake including Brittle Waternymph, Curly-Leaf Pondweed, Eurasian Water-Milfoil, Hybrid Eurasian / Northern Water-Milfoil and Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia.

Join us in the fight to prevent the spread of invasive species These sneaky creatures can hitch a ride on boats, clinging onto propellers, anchor lines, and trailers. They can even survive in hidden places like bilge water and ballast tanks, or disguise themselves in dirt and sand that sticks to nets, buckets, anchors, and waders. But don't worry, we have the power to stop them in their tracks with just a few simple steps. So let's do our part and protect our waters from these unwanted invaders.


What is the average air temp for Puckaway Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Puckaway Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 57°F (14°C) to a low around 36°F (2°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Puckaway Lake Reviews
Below is the word on street about Puckaway Lake.
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jim b.
Madison, WI
3 star rating
32" minimum on Northerns fyi
Reviewed Feb 15, 2020
steve d.
Markesan, WI
5 star rating
Best lake in Wisconsin
Reviewed Jan 18, 2019
john c.
Cedarburg, WI
3 star rating
Used to ice fish this lake back in 1970's and early 1980's.Even remember old man Holland from good ole days.Great fishing.Sounds like you people are working hard to keep the lake great.Taking the carp out helps.They did it 40 years ago and fishing improved.Keep up the good work.
Reviewed Jul 20, 2018

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DISTANCE ACRES MAX DEPTH
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Heart Lake 4.9 mi 18 2 ft
Grand Lake (Millpond) 5.2 mi 242 8 ft
White Lake 5.7 mi 81 60 ft
Montello Cutoff 6.2 mi 16 15 ft
Spring Lake 7.7 mi 17 49 ft
Mud Lake 7.8 mi 34 2 ft
Manchester Millpond 8.1 mi 30 5 ft
Spring Lake 8.7 mi 62 42 ft
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