Big Marine Lake Info

Big Marine Lake is a Beautiful lake close to forest lake-still water-25 minutes to st.paul-Minneapolis.
Big marine lake is 1746 acre lake spring fed around 9.5 water clarity. Lots of fish. People like to bass fish on Big Marine Lake lots of little fish. Once in a while some one catches a big fish.
Big Marine Park Reserve opened 2008. Very nice park with a beautiful beach and walking paths. Awsome play ground for children. There is the vets camp for veterens on the lake.
A few boat launches 1 at the north end of the lake is free. The south end in the park costs money.

 


Lake information report

Name: Big Marine
Nearest Town: Forest Lake
Primary County: Washington

Public Access Information
Ownership Type Description
County Concrete South west shoreline
DNR Concrete South east shoreline
DNR Concrete North end of lake

Lake Characteristics

Lake Area (acres): 1799.18
Littoral Area(acres): 1152
Maximum Depth (ft): 60
Water Clarity(ft): 8.5 (7.1-9.9)
 

Dominant Bottom Substrate: Sand (Abundant)
Abundance of Aquatic Plants: 41 Varieties Sampled
Maximum Depth of Plant Growth (ft): 12.6 (4-23)


Fish Sampled for the 2008 Survey Year
Species

Gear Used
Number of fish per net

Average Fish Weight(lbs)
 

Normal Range(lbs)
Caught

Normal Range
Black Bullhead Trap net 0.53 0.7 - 25.7 ND 0.3 - 0.6
Gill net 0.12 2.5 - 45.0 0.56 0.3 - 0.7
Black Crappie Trap net 4.93 1.8 - 21.2 0.46 0.2 - 0.3
Gill net 7.38 2.5 - 16.5 0.13 0.1 - 0.3
Bluegill Trap net 48.40 7.5 - 62.5 0.15 0.1 - 0.3
Gill net 5.00 N/A 0.13 N/A
Brown Bullhead Trap net 0.20 0.2 - 1.4 ND 0.5 - 1.0
Golden Shiner Trap net 0.07 0.2 - 0.8 ND 0.1 - 0.1
Hybrid Sunfish Trap net 2.20 N/A ND N/A
Largemouth Bass Trap net 0.67 0.2 - 0.7 ND 0.2 - 0.9
Gill net 2.75 0.3 - 0.8 1.02 0.4 - 1.0
Northern Pike Trap net 0.87 N/A ND N/A
Gill net 16.38 1.5 - 7.3 1.72 2.0 - 3.5
Pumpkinseed Trap net 1.73 0.7 - 4.2 ND 0.1 - 0.2
Gill net 0.75 N/A 0.07 N/A
Walleye Trap net 0.07 0.3 - 1.2 ND 0.8 - 2.8
Gill net 2.38 1.2 - 6.3 2.55 1.2 - 2.7
White Sucker Trap net 0.40 0.2 - 1.0 ND 1.6 - 2.8
Yellow Bullhead Trap net 2.40 0.9 - 5.7 ND 0.5 - 0.8
Gill net 3.88 0.5 - 7.5 0.93 0.5 - 0.8
Yellow Perch Trap net 0.20 0.3 - 1.7 ND 0.1 - 0.2
Normal Ranges represent typical catches for lakes with similar physical and chemical characteristics.

Length of Selected Species (Trapnet, Gillnet) Sampled for the 2008 Survey Year
Species Number of fish caught in each category (inches)
0-5 6-8 9-11 12-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30+ Total
black bullhead 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
black crappie 39 49 42 3 0 0 0 0 133
bluegill 342 417 0 0 0 0 0 0 766
brown bullhead 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
golden shiner 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
hybrid sunfish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
largemouth bass 1 6 3 8 4 0 0 0 32
northern pike 0 0 0 3 69 52 5 2 144
pumpkinseed 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 32
walleye 0 0 2 5 3 8 1 0 20
white sucker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
yellow bullhead 0 1 12 17 1 0 0 0 67
yellow perch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3



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Big Marine Park reserve is a beautiful park I highly recommend taking the kids to the park. There is a nice beach-trails-fishing pier-boat launch- I have been going to Big Marine for over 35 years it is a great clean lake close to the twin cities metro areas.

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