Annual Meeting Minutes – July 21, 2018

 OXBOW LAKE ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES….July 21, 2018 Annual meeting of July 21, 2018 started at 4:08pm with twenty -six attendees Pledge of allegiance Introduction Agenda presented, motioned to accept made and approved by Pam Whipple, 2nd by Gary, all aye. Jim Z, present last year’s minutes for approval (2017), motion made and approved by Linda…

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Annual Meeting Minutes – July 21, 2017

OXBOW LAKE ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES….2017 July 21, 2017 9:45 A.M. (27 in attendance) 1. Jim Z, present last years minutes for approval (2016), Anita N., Pete F., motion and second to approve 2. Paul C., provided his financial report, combined with the treasurers report (see handout). Pam W., Pete F., motion and second to approve…

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2018 DNR Survey Process

Fish population surveys Beginning soon after ice out, the Wisconsin DNR will be starting a fish survey on your lake.  The survey will begin with fyke netting to mark walleyes and other gamefish.  Fyke nets are large trap-style nets that are set along the shoreline in walleye spawning areas.  They are checked and emptied once…

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Northern Wisconsin Lake Temperatures Rising

Very recent reports from the UW-Madison Department of Limnology (John Lenters) have revealed rising temperatures of lake waters in Northern Wisconsin lakes and in several other states and provinces. The rate is more than three times than the rate of overall world warming! This is dramatic in that water temperatures have significant impact on everything growing in and about lakes. For Oxbow lake this means such critical factors as fish species, their growth, procreation and/or decline, bacterial load or ability of the lake to keep at bay harmful growths of everything up to and including algae and invasive or overly productive current species. It means the presence of frogs, their types and numbers and the bugs on which they feed may be radically altered.

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Annual Meeting Minutes – July 9, 2016

2016 Oxbow Lake Association Annual Meeting July 9, 2016 at the Presque Isle Community Center Jim Zientek.  2015 minutes offered online for review Paul Cieslak. Financial report. Otto Novak….lake study accepted by DNR harder to get money for studies…but adopt-a-shore has become instrumental for future requests Paul C.  Oxbow lake fishing report…lake remains consistent Stewart…

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