Nepco Lake WI

NEPCO Lake WI is located just south of Wisconsin Rapids in Wood County and north of the Tri-Lakes area.   Bloody Run Creek class trout stream flows in from the east and Fourmile Creek also known as Buena Vista Creek flows in from the north east into Nepco.  It is split by State Road 13.    On the west side is Nepco Lake Dam where the water flows into Buena Vista Creek, which is very short.  The water goes under County Road Z into the Wisconsin River.  The north section of the river here is considered Port Edwards Flowage and to the south section it is called the Nekoosa Flowage.  According to the Wisconsin DNR  (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources) the lake is 496 acres with water quality is “moderately clear” a max depth of 29 feet deep and a mean depth of 10 ft with 95% of a sand bottom.    

NEPCO stands for Nekoosa Edwards Paper Company!

NEPCO Lake FEATURED Properties

Nepco Lake Wisconsin Rapids

The lake has Northern Pike, Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass and Panfish such as bluegill. This looks like a really good lake for top water fishing for bass & northern because of it’s abundance of  Lily pads.  Kids have fun pulling up panfish from between the lily pads with Bamboo Poles, also known as Telescopic Fishing Rods.  Nepco Lake County Park offers a sandy beach, boat launch, playground equipment, picnic tables, fireplace / grills, hiking trails, cross-country skiing, restrooms and both an enclosed and an open shelter.  Fishing is not the only activity here.  Folks also enjoy swimming, boating, kayaking, canoeing, wildlife photography, birding, skiing, sailing…  Nepco Lake is also known for its winter ice fishing plus there is a Snowmobile Trail just north of the County Park.

Quick Specs Guide

Types of Fish: Northern Pike, Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass and Panfish

Size...............
496 Acres
Max Depth........
29 feet
Average Depth...
10 feet
Public Access.....
Drive-in Boat Ramps
Wake Rules ........

 

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Wood County WI

Area Information

Cities Towns and Villages

NEPCO Lake Development & Subdivisions
  • Point Cove
  • Clearwater Bay
  • South Shore
  • Beach Bay
  • North Beach
  • White Pine Point
  • Sunset Point
Counties Close to NEPCO Lake

 

Wisconsin Lakes

 NECPO Lake Dam

Rivers & Trout Steams

  • Wisconsin River
  • Buneu Vista Creek Class 1 & 2
  • Fourmile Creek Class 1
  • Ditch #3 Class 2
  • Bloody Run Class 1
  • Fivemile Creek Class 1, 2 & 3
  • Sevenmile Creek Class 1
  • Tenmile Creek Class 2 & 3
  • Leola Ditch
  • Big Roche-A-Cri Creek Class 1, 2 & 3
  • Chester Creek Class 1
  • Lynn Creek Class 1
  • Moccasin Creek Class 2

Public Land

Features

Wisconsin River - https://adams-wi.com/wisconsin-river.html

Nepco Lake Properties for Sale

Homes for Sale

Land for Sale

Note: Buena Vista Creek and Fourmile Creek are separate creek on the eastside of Wazeecha Lake on the westside of the lake they merge together; some maps call it Fourmile Creek and other call it Buena Vista Creek.

Contour Map - https://dnr.wi.gov/lakes/maps/DNR/1389800a.pdf

Nepco Lake County Park - http://www.co.wood.wi.us/Departments/Parks/NepcoLake.aspx

Nepco Lake Boating Rules By Swimming Areas - http://dnrx.wisconsin.gov/swims/downloadDocument.do?id=18658402

Nepco Lake Wisconsin