Lake Holcombe

Lake Holcombe, WI

Lake Holcombe is a fisherman's fantasy with 120 miles of shoreline and with approximately 3900 acres of water. One day's catch could easily include musky, northern, walleye, bass, crappie, blue gill, catfish or sturgeon. It's surrounded by scenic countryside with nature at its best. Sit back, relax, and watch the lazy river flow by or the soft lake waves lap the shore. Watch closely and see a bald eagle, a flock of wild geese, a loon, or a beautiful deer. Notice at night that the stars and the moon shine brightly in the clear northern sky.

Many campsites offer scenic vistas of the Lake Holcombe with plenty of trees, a nice swimming beach. Enjoy the great scenery, plus fishing, hunting, boating, canoeing, swimming, snowmobiling, water skiing, golfing, driving ranges, cross country skiing, ice fishing, snow shoeing, biking, swimming fun, or a picturesque setting for an afternoon family picnic or just relaxing.

At Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit trails, land and lakes are open for public all year, 24 hours a day Nature study, hiking, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, hunting, trapping and snowshoeing are the usual activities. With excellent fishing year round it's a great experience to do a little ice fishing in the winter. The different types of fish include:

  • Large Mouth Bass
  • Small Mouth Bass
  • Sturgeon
  • Crappie
  • Sunfish
  • Muskie
  • Bluegill
  • Walleye

Also Offers BASKETBALL, CURLING, BROOMBALL, ICE FISHING, live bait, licenses, RACKET SPORTS, SNOWSHOEING, fishing tackle, boat landing, sandy beach, volleyball, picnic area, hunting equipment, FLOOR HOCKEY, WINTER SURVIVAL, SKIING, canoe rentals etc along with the basic necessities to keep a fisherman out on the water all day long.

A wide range of short courses at Lake Holcombe offering including HORTICULTURE, VETERINARY SCIENCE, plant science, SMALL ANIMAL SCIENCE, INTEGRATED SCIENCE etc.

Location and direction:

  • 12 Miles south of Ladysmith
  • 50 Miles northeast of Eau Claire
  • 135 Miles northeast of Minneapolis
  • 223 Miles Northwest of Madison
  • 287 Miles Northwest of Milwaukee
  • 361 Miles Northwest of Chicago

External Link:

  • http://www.lakeholcombe.org (For fishing events course curriculum, Campground & Resort)
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  • http://www.lakeholcombe.k12.wi.us/course%20offerings.html (Fo short courses at Lake Holcombe)
  • http://www.co.chippewa.wi.us/Departments/forest_parks/Park_System.htm (For reservation and pricing)