Bass Lake is located 5 miles northwest of Grand Rapids, MN in Itasca County. It is a long lake covering 2,765 acres (Table 1). Bass Lake has five inlets and one outlet, which classify it as a drainage lake. Water enters Bass Lake from other lakes in the area. Bass Brook exits the lake to the south into the Mississippi River. Water quality data have been collected on Bass Lake from 1993 to present (Tables 2 & 3). These data show that the lake is mesotrophic (TSI = 44) with mostly clear water conditions most of the summer and excellent recreational opportunities. Bass Lake has an organized association that is involved in activities such as water quality monitoring and education.
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Itasca County Environmental Services Department (Grand Rapids, Minnesota)
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Itasca County Environmental Services Department