Bass LakeSurface Area: 144 acres
Maximum Depth: 24 feet
Average Depth: 10 feet
Bass Lake 2000-2002 Volunteer Lake Monitoring Results
In 2000, Bass Lake had an average summer Secchi disc measurement of 9.5 feet. The deepest Secchi disc measurement was 10.5 feet and the shallowest was 7.5 feet. Using the average data, the Trophic Status Index (TSI) was 45.
The average 2001 Secchi disc measurement for Bass Lake was 9.2 feet and average chlorophyll-a concentration was 1.3 micrograms per liter. The deepest water clarity measurement was 10 feet and the shallowest was 8 feet. The TSI in 2001 was 39. 2002 had an average Secchi disc measurement of 10 feet and average chlorophyll-a concentration of 4.6 micrograms per liter. The deepest water clarity measurement was 11 feet and the shallowest was 9 feet. The TSI was 46. The TSI for Bass Lake varied from 39-46 over the last three years, classifying the lake as mesotrophic. Mesotrophic lakes are considered to have good water quality.
Many thanks to Volunteer Lake Monitor Dan Sinclair for donating his time and energy to collect water quality data for Bass Lake.
Bass Lake is #14 on the map below.