Silver Lake

Waukesha County - Wisconsin
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Silver Lake is a 217 acre lake located in Waukesha County. It has a maximum depth of 40 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from a public boat landing. Fish include Panfish, Largemouth Bass and Northern Pike. The lake's water clarity is very clear.

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Caught by Tom Biga
Caught by Eric Wex
Caught by Adam Panoff
Caught by Xavier And Charlotte Davenport
Caught by Keith Naber

Frequently Asked Questions About Silver Lake, WI

How big is Silver Lake?
Silver Lake is approximately 217 sq acres (0.9 sq km) in size.

How deep is Silver Lake?
Silver Lake is approximately 40 feet (12.2 m) at its deepest point.

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

Are there fishing guides or charters for Silver Lake?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Silver Lake and/or the surrounding area.

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

Are there places to stay in the Silver 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! Silver 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 Silver Lake?
Yes, there are some nearby bait or tackle shops in the vacinity of Silver 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 6 miles away

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

Silver Lake area businesses:
Please check out these local businesses in the Silver Lake area:
Business Card: Dan Johnson Taxidermist
Dan Johnson Taxidermist
Oconomowoc, WI
(262) 560-0445
about 3 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 6 miles away
Business Card: Badger Reel Repair
Badger Reel Repair
Sullivan, WI
(262) 582-3099
about 9 miles away
Business Card: Fountain of Youth for Boats
Fountain of Youth for Boats
North Prairie, WI
(262) 392-9192
about 10 miles away
Business Card: Dave's Turf & Marine
Dave's Turf & Marine
Watertown, WI
(920) 261-6802
about 11 miles away
Business Card: Anchor's A Weigh
Anchor's A Weigh
Waukesha, WI
(262) 547-7170
about 14 miles away

Are there places to eat and drink near Silver 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 Silver Lake?
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Silver 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 Silver Lake?
Silver Lake's bottom composition is comprised of sand (50%), muck (40%), rock (5%) and gravel (5%).

Explore the Silver 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.

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32 ftSleeps 10
Delafield, WI
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17 ftSleeps 4
Franklin, WI
2022 Family Friendly Bunkhouse
2022 Family Friendly Bunkhouse
32 ftSleeps 8
Delafield, 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 Silver Lake?
There are some aquatic invasive species found in Silver Lake including Banded Mystery Snail, Eurasian Water-Milfoil, Hybrid Eurasian / Northern Water-Milfoil, Purple Loosestrife, Spiny Naiad 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 Silver Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Silver 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.

Silver Lake Reviews
Below is the word on street about Silver Lake.
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dave c.
3 star rating
Went out this june,2014, and caught many gills,some nice,some small perch,rock bass and a few 24" northern.All in all a nice lake,oh and a few largemouth about 14".Will be back next spring 2015. tight lines!!!!!
Reviewed Oct 4, 2014
eric w.
3 star rating
Fished this lake dozens of times. Holds big blugills up to 10 inches and bass don't get any bigger then 14''. Northerns are on the small side.
Reviewed Dec 11, 2010
jeff b.
3 star rating
I find this lake to be a really good lake to catch lots of small bass. Plastic worms and spinnerbaits work well here.
Reviewed Apr 1, 2002

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Silver Lake...
Upper Genesee Lake 1.9 mi 32 27 ft
Middle Genesee Lake 1.9 mi 98 40 ft
Duck Lake 2.1 mi 21 1 ft
Lower Genesee Lake 2.3 mi 63 45 ft
Crooked Lake 2.4 mi 51 16 ft
Oconomowoc Lake 2.5 mi 818 60 ft
Fowler Lake 2.6 mi 97 50 ft
Bowron Lake 2.9 mi 23 25 ft
Lower Nashotah Lake 3.0 mi 93 43 ft
Upper Oconomowoc Lake 3.1 mi 35 11 ft
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