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Big Bass Lake


Big Bass Lake is 7 miles long and 2 miles wide. It has a maximum depth of 76 feet and comprises nearly 2,457 acres. The lake is comprised of two basins connected with a wide shallow channel. The upper basin is deeper and has gravel and sand shorelines, whereas the lower basin is shallower, has softer bottom sediments, and has more aquatic vegetation.

In northern Minnesota Bass Lake is known for its walleye, northern, largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie and jumbo yellow perch fishing. Its many coves and islands make the lake fishable on practically any day.

Big Bass Lake has excellent water clarity with a secchi depth of 15-18 feet and a large portion of undeveloped shoreline.

Click here to view the Bass Lake Depth Map

Click here to view a topographical map of Bass Lake.

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