ROUND LAKE LATEST NEWS 2014
12/03/2014: Big Round
Lake covered with thin layer of ice.
11/25/2014: Big Round
Lake not quite frozen over yet.
09/01/2014: About 3.5"
rain south side of Round Lake last 60 hours brings lake back up to
approximately 1345.875 at Carlson Dam. Mushrooms
08/23/2014: Lake 1345.765
at Carlson Dam 7PM.
08/11/2014: 1345.8 lake
level at Carlson Dam after 0.6" rain south side of Round Lake
07/29/2014: Lake at
07/24/2015: Round Lake
Picnic Saturday August 16, 2014 12:00-2:30 PM.
07/24/2014: Round Lake
1345.9 at Carlson Dam.
elevation 1346.1 at Carlson Dam (6" below early season peak).
floating bogs developing on Round Lake in Musky Bay and
Sawyer County reportedly
removes up to several inches of sand, gravel, debris etc. from
underneath Carlson Road Bridge increasing outflow thru dam now
that beaver dams downstream are no longer effective.
continued rains Lake level rise significantly mitigated by
beaver dam degradation upstream of NN. Outflow increased thru
Carlson Dam substantially since beaver dam breakdown by several
05/30/2014: Both beaver
dams upstream of NN are no longer functioning or holding back
Dead beaver washes up at NN culverts.
Site of prior beaver dam at 1346+/- substantially broken
Before on May 7, 2014.
Dam 500 feet upstream of NN much less evident and visible from
NN today and it appears to have significantly broken down
without any visible hydraulic drop now as seen from NN. Flow thru NN
culverts substantially increased and overtopping the
culverts at NN whereas previously only about 60% filled a week ago.
Reportedly both beaver dams upstream of NN essentially gone and
a documenting on site inspection will be forthcoming soon.
The marked increase in outflow (at least double) thru NN
Lake at 1346.6 at Carlson Dam today
05/17/2014: Lake 1346.47
at Carlson Dam.
05/12/2014: More rain
0.75" last 18 hours and Round Lake at 1346.5 slowly approaches 100 year flood
level just under 1347'. Natural outlet by Thunderbird Road
has no appreciable flow. The first beaver/debris dam
upstream of NN by several hundred feet has significantly gotten
larger and more uniform over last two years. At least 2'+
drop compared to
reporting a 1' drop back in 2002.
High water causing a lot of floating debris in open water.
05/09/2014: Round Lake at
Carlson Dam 1346.42 after over 1" of rain overnight.
05/08/2014: ICE OUT Big
05/06/2014: ICE OUT
Little Round & Richardson Bay.
04/25/2014: Big Round
Lake probably still a couple of weeks away from ice out.
03/30/2014: Flashback -
Round Lake Ice out dates 5/15/2013, 3/25/12 & 4/24/2011.
General Membership Meeting 06/07/2014 9AM
01/30/2014: Area 2013
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