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Address: Rhinelander, WI

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It's a beautiful place

Lake Thompson is a beautiful northern Wisconsin lake. It's not overcrowded and is also a good lake for fishing for everything from panfish to Muskie.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Rhinelander
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lake Thompson is a beautiful northern Wisconsin lake. It's not overcrowded and is also a good lake for fishing for everything from panfish to Muskie.

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Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We have been on this lake many times when we stayed at Holiday Acres in Rhinelander. It is a very nice lake for boating and swimming. I don't fish, but many people fish on Lake Thompson and are quite successful. The area around Lake Thompson is lovely and it is a very relaxing and pleasant place to be. Lots of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Fishing is good. Weekends have a lot of other activity on the lake. Better to fish early or late. Not crowded during the week. Winter ice fishing is good too

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Petoskey, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

this is a good fishing lake.make sure you fish sunup till 10 or after six in the evening. from 10AM till after 6PM the lake is crazy with boaters, watercraft etc. We worked the small drop offs near shore and caught a lot of small mouth bass and two walleye. We left them there for you to catch. they will... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Lake is beautiful, but drowing out the sounds of the loons are kids screeming on resort beaches and boats pulling skiiers and tubers. Even night fishing was tough. Dark lake so ideally you would want to fish the day but boat pressure negatively affected the ability to do so. No luck on the musky with spinners or suckers.

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Kankakee, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We loved the lake, the comfortable little cottage,magnificent views, the atmosphere and the many nearby activities.

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Marion , Ia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Everything . A great place to stay. Everyone was very friendly. Room was very nice clean and bright.

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Cudahy, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

The lake was so clean and nice to fish, swim and also watch the wild life.

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Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, United States
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Will most definitely be going back to do some boating. Loved the soft sandy beach and the fishing looked very busy.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Lots of little areas tucked away from the main lake. White-tailed deer, bald eagles, loons, mallards, and fishers are common sights in this area. If you're into wildlife, you won't be disappointed.

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Address: Rhinelander, WI
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander

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