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Address: Rhinelander, WI

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Very clean lake with pretty good fishing

Nice lake, pretty clear and pretty clean. Nice selection of fish available to catch. Can also water ski.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Robert D
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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice lake, pretty clear and pretty clean. Nice selection of fish available to catch. Can also water ski.

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Thank Robert D
Wautoma, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

View across the lake was gorgeous and the reds and yellows of the maples were reflected in the lake. A very peaceful spot with great places to walk and sit and look at the lake.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

weather was great, accommadations fine. fishing was dependent on the amount of boat traffic so mornings and evenings where best

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Peaceful lake. So many trees surround lake, it's hard to see the homes (which is nice). The Lake is large so can find out of the way bays to fish even during the day with people are skiing. This is a perfect lake to jump on a pontoon boat and take it all it. Beautiful.

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Rhinelander
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Lake Thompson is a beautiful northern Wisconsin lake. It's not overcrowded and is also a good lake for fishing for everything from panfish to Muskie.

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Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

We have been on this lake many times when we stayed at Holiday Acres in Rhinelander. It is a very nice lake for boating and swimming. I don't fish, but many people fish on Lake Thompson and are quite successful. The area around Lake Thompson is lovely and it is a very relaxing and pleasant place to be. Lots of... More 

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2 Thank Karen N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

Fishing is good. Weekends have a lot of other activity on the lake. Better to fish early or late. Not crowded during the week. Winter ice fishing is good too

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1 Thank badwolf1961
Braselton, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

this is a good fishing lake.make sure you fish sunup till 10 or after six in the evening. from 10AM till after 6PM the lake is crazy with boaters, watercraft etc. We worked the small drop offs near shore and caught a lot of small mouth bass and two walleye. We left them there for you to catch. they will... More 

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2 Thank Dan K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Lake is beautiful, but drowing out the sounds of the loons are kids screeming on resort beaches and boats pulling skiiers and tubers. Even night fishing was tough. Dark lake so ideally you would want to fish the day but boat pressure negatively affected the ability to do so. No luck on the musky with spinners or suckers.

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1 Thank Wisco F
Kankakee, Illinois, United States
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2012

We loved the lake, the comfortable little cottage,magnificent views, the atmosphere and the many nearby activities.

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