Lake Minocqua is known for it’s sport fishing and scenic boathouses. Fish include: Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye. It was a popular fishing hole for General Eisenhower and his family who regularly visited after the end of World War II through the 60’s. This particular boathouse was owned by Stafford “Casey” Lambert an aviation pioneer and heir to Lambert Pharmaceutical, manufacturer of Listerine. The boathouse is next to his Hangar, where he kept his sea planes.
Lake Minocqua surrounds the town of Minocqua making the “island city” a destination spot for boaters from four connected lakes. All of this is centered in forests with hundreds of other lakes making this Wisconsin’s Northwoods.