Lake Alva is a small lake several miles up the Camp 2 Road and about a half mile to the west of the road on a walking trail, which was at one time open to cars (which had a high clearance). Its popularity as a fishing lake comes and goes. Fishing stories, or other kinds of stories, about Lake Alva are welcome.
The DNR Website overview reads: "Lake Alva is a 23 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 21 feet. Fish include Panfish and Largemouth Bass. The lake's water clarity is low." Additional information from the site: Bottom: 60% sand, 15% gravel, 25% rock, 0% muck. Hydrologic Lake Type: SEEPAGE. Latitude, Longitude: 46.09096030, -89.49267610. Fish: Panfish and Largemouth Bass. Trophic Status: Eutrophic.Charles P. ForbesAugust 3, 2003
Minor ReferencesSasse, Timothy. Vilas County Logging Companies’ Railroad Operations. [Edit by Charles P. Forbes of webpage material (2000) and additional material from Mr. Sasse (2014).] Star Lake, 2020. View Full Entry (Full text available)Wisconsin DNR. Vilas County Lakes Directory. [From Wisconsin Lakes, Wis. DNR PUB-FH-800 2001] Eagle River, 2002. View Full Entry