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Oconomowoc Lake

Waukesha County - Wisconsin
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Oconomowoc Lake is a 818 acre lake located in Waukesha County. It has a maximum depth of 60 feet. Fish include Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye. The lake's water clarity is very clear.

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Caught by Jeff Bowie
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Frequently Asked Questions About Oconomowoc Lake, WI

How big is Oconomowoc Lake?
Oconomowoc Lake is approximately 818 sq acres (3.3 sq km) in size.

How deep is Oconomowoc Lake?
Oconomowoc Lake is approximately 60 feet (18.3 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 32 feet (9.8 m).

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

Are there fishing guides or charters for Oconomowoc Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Oconomowoc Lake and/or the surrounding area. Might we suggest Dancing with Walleyes?

What are the closest cities to Oconomowoc Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Oconomowoc Lake, WI, Okauchee Lake, WI and Oconomowoc, WI.

Are there places to stay in the Oconomowoc 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! Oconomowoc 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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Are there bait or tackle shops near Oconomowoc Lake?
Yes, there are some nearby bait or tackle shops in the vacinity of Oconomowoc Lake.
Business Card: Dick Smith's Live Bait & Tackle
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Dick Smith's Live Bait & Tackle
Delafield, WI
(262) 646-2218
about 5 miles away

Are there topographical lake maps available Oconomowoc 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 Oconomowoc 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 Oconomowoc Lake?
We know of 1 public boat launch on Oconomowoc Lake. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Oconomowoc Lake area businesses:
Please check out these local businesses in the Oconomowoc Lake area:
Business Card: Dan Johnson Taxidermist
Dan Johnson Taxidermist
Oconomowoc, WI
(262) 560-0445
about 1 miles away
Business Card: Dick Smith's Live Bait & Tackle
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Dick Smith's Live Bait & Tackle
Delafield, WI
(262) 646-2218
about 5 miles away
Business Card: Fountain of Youth for Boats
Fountain of Youth for Boats
North Prairie, WI
(262) 392-9192
about 11 miles away
Business Card: Badger Reel Repair
Badger Reel Repair
Sullivan, WI
(262) 582-3099
about 11 miles away
Business Card: Dave's Turf & Marine
Dave's Turf & Marine
Watertown, WI
(920) 261-6802
about 12 miles away
Business Card: Anchor's A Weigh
Anchor's A Weigh
Waukesha, WI
(262) 547-7170
about 13 miles away

Are there places to eat and drink near Oconomowoc 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 Oconomowoc Lake?
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Oconomowoc 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
  • Catch and release fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass is open year round unless otherwise noted.
  • Motor Trolling is allowed with up to 3 hooks, baits, or lures, per angler.

What is the bottom composition of Oconomowoc Lake?
Oconomowoc Lake's bottom composition is comprised of gravel (80%), muck (10%) and sand (10%).

Explore the Oconomowoc 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.

Fully Stocked Quantum RV Cruiser | Child & Pet Friendly \Delivery Available
Fully Stocked Quantum RV Cruiser | Child & Pet Friendly \Delivery Available
32 ftSleeps 10
Delafield, WI
2023 A Liner Classic Popup Trailer
2023 A Liner Classic Popup Trailer
15 ftSleeps 4
Waukesha, WI
Diego the Sabre tooth trailer
Diego the Sabre tooth trailer
42 ftSleeps 9
Waukesha, WI
2006 Forest River Sunseeker
2006 Forest River Sunseeker
29 ftSleeps 6
Pewaukee, WI
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What aquatic invasive species are found in Oconomowoc Lake?
There are some aquatic invasive species found in Oconomowoc Lake including Eurasian Water-Milfoil, Hybrid Eurasian / Northern Water-Milfoil and Zebra Mussel.

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 Oconomowoc Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Oconomowoc 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 54°F (12°C) to a low around 37°F (3°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.

Oconomowoc Lake Reviews
Below is the word on street about Oconomowoc Lake.
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jake z.
5 star rating
Great Lake. Use Wacky worms for big Bass. Crappies can be seen in the lake but I never caught one. Calm days look down for big muskies lurking on the drop off.
Reviewed Jan 16, 2009
chris z.
5 star rating
This lake is very good in action, what you do is take a twister tial and cast by the shorelines and you get a lot of action!
Reviewed Feb 23, 2004
zack f.
5 star rating
This lake is amazing in action what you do is take a twister tail and go into the deepest part of the lake and jig.... trust me it works cuz i always do it and catch something every time i go..
Reviewed Dec 11, 2003

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Oconomowoc Lake...
Upper Oconomowoc Lake 0.9 mi 35 11 ft
Florence Lake 1.1 mi 21 48 ft
Upper Nashotah Lake 1.6 mi 131 53 ft
Tierney Lake 1.6 mi 12 5 ft
Lower Nashotah Lake 1.8 mi 93 43 ft
Grass Lake 2.1 mi 30 8 ft
Okauchee Lake 2.3 mi 1,210 90 ft
Fowler Lake 2.3 mi 97 50 ft
Forest Lake 2.4 mi 22 17 ft
Silver Lake 2.5 mi 217 40 ft
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