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Reviewed 1 week ago
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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... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Robert D
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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1 week ago
“Lake Thompson”
3 Oct 2016
“Very clean lake with pretty good fishing”
Rhinelander, WI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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1  Thank Dolch-havlovick
Reviewed 3 October 2016

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

Thank Robert D
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.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 15 September 2015

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

Thank dabbler2015
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...More

1  Thank Steve B
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.

1  Thank hodag
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...More

2  Thank Karen N
Reviewed 7 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

1  Thank badwolf1961
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...More

2  Thank Dan K
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...More

1  Thank Wisco F
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