Thunder Lake Community Area

Thunder Lake Association

Thunder Lake (#11-0062) is a General Development lake located in Cass County, about seven miles south of the City of Remer.
Thunder Lake has a surface area of 1,330 acres and a maximum depth of 95 feet.  Approximately 226 acres (17 percent) of the lake is within the littoral zone (having a depth of less than 15 feet).  Water clarity averages 20 feet.

Thunder Lake is entirely enclosed within Thunder Lake Township.  The Thunder Lake Watershed is one of the smaller watersheds in the state.  The Thunder Lake Watershed is part of the Mississippi River - Grand Rapids Watershed.
The highest recorded water level on Thunder Lake was 1305.6 feet above sea level on May 18, 1999.  The lowest recorded water level was 1300.08 on March 14, 1935.  The Average Water Level since 1937 has been 1304.94 while the ordinary High Water Level is 1305.4.  Within the past 70 years the water level of Thunder Lake rarely fluctuates more than 12 inches making it one of the most stable lakes in the state.

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DNR News MAR 15th

DNR to change trout stocking in Lake Superior

Genetically screened steelhead will replace Kamloops to bolster fishing opportunities and protect steelheadĀ  To protect Lake Superiorā€™s naturalized rainbow trout population, genetically screened steelhead-strain fish, originating from wild runs in...

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