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 References****. Famous Hunting and Fishing Grounds. Chicago, 1895. View Full EntryAddis, James. Wild Area Timber Sales Review. Madison, 1994. View Full EntryCopp, Frederick. Century of Surveying in Northern Wisconsin. [Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Association, September 22-23, 2000. Rhinelander, WisconsinWisconsin] Marinette, Wisconsin, 2000. View Full Entry (Full text available)Jackson 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
An 1895 map published by Poole Bros., Publishers in Chicago, shows the lake's name to be Little Muscalonge [sic]
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.