Partride Lake lies up the Camp Two Road from Star Lake. For years it had a Native American (Potawatomi) living on the lake. In 2011 the settlement was vacant, but small buildings and other evidence was clear. There is one private cottage on the lake and one public boat landing..
From the lake overview on the DNR Website: "Partridge Lake is a 235 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 19 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from a public boat landing. Fish include Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass and Walleye. The lake's water clarity is low." Additional information from the DNR site: Bottom 60% sand, 5% gravel, 0% rock, 35% muck. Hydrologic Lake Type: SPRING. Latitude, Longitude: 46.07987560, -89.50570780. Fish; Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass and Walleye. Trophic Status: Eutrophic.Charles P. ForbesMarch 4, 2012
Major ReferencesAddis, James. Wild Area Timber Sales Review. Madison, 1994. View Full EntryJackson and Warye. St. Germain, Sayner and Star Lake etc.. Presque Isle, WI, 2004. View Full EntryWisconsin DNR. NHAL State Forest Timber Sales. [Wisconsin DNR Website, Revision of April 3, 2017, and related papers] Madison, 2017. View Full Entry
The DNR Invasive Species Inventory for Vilas County Lakes, shown under LINKS in this Topic, 2011, shows these invasive species in this lake: Banded Mystery Snail and Chinese Mystery Snail.