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Kettle Moraine State Forest – Southern Unit

There are four lakes within or bordering the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. These lakes, ranging in size from 28 acres to 640 acres, for a total of 860 acres. The major fish populations in these lakes include panfish and walleye. Muskie, large and smallmouth bass, trout and northern pike are also present. Ottawa Lake has a fishing pier that is accessible to people who are mobility impaired and Whitewater Lake has two accessible fishing stations.

Anglers of any age may check out basic fishing equipment free of charge at the Ottawa Lake office. This equipment was donated by the Tackle Loaner Program. Call the office at 262-594-6200 to find out what equipment is available.