Welcome to Chippewa Lake Association

This web site is a resource for members of the Chippewa Lake association to share information and communicate throughout the year.



**** A G E N D A ****

**** 9:00 Registration, coffee & treats

**** 9:30 Meeting called to order - OLD BUSINESS

a. Introduction of Board and attending members

b. Reading of Minutes of 2014 Annual Meeting

c. Treasurer’s Report

d. Website

e. Fish Stocking - Wayne

f. Newsletter - Joe Beste


a. Bow Fishing Tournament 6/13-14/2015

b. Election of Board Members

c. Water Level Reader

d. Zebra Mussel trap giveaway.................>

*** 10:00! SPEAKER: Mark Ranweiler, Invasive Species Specialist from the

              Minnesota DNR...Fergus Falls Office ***

Putting in your docks & boatlifts soon? Along with the lifts and docks you should consider putting a Zebra Mussel monitoring device on either your lift or dock.

Take a scrap piece of PVC pipe, maybe a foot or two in length, and cap one end of the pipe. Attach the capped pipe to yo ur dock or lift however you choose but make certain the pipe is submerged, about a foot or so off the bottom of the lake, preferably in the shade, so the Zebra Mussels can find their way into the pipe. Inspect the pipe on a regular basis and report anything you think could possibly Zebra Mussels to the DNR.


Several Sportsman groups are sponsoring the “1st Annual Douglas County Bow Fishing Challenge”.

The event will be taking place June 13th – June 14th.  The actual contest will start 8 p.m. the evening of the 13th and the final weigh in will be at 7 to 9 a.m. on the morning of the 14th.  

Big Chippewa Lake Association is donating $250.00 as prize money hoping a lot of big Carp and other large Rough fish will be removed from Big Chippewa Lake.   

The prize money is used to encourage the removal of large Rough Fish using a Bow.  

Click HERE for Rules and Registration Forms


-Glenwood Fisheries Office. Newsletters and other information.

Please visit Big Chip Lake's Facebook Page. Remember to "Like" during your visit.

Minnesota DNR Lakefind Information for Chippewa Lake. Fish stocking report can be found here.

-DNR Invasive Species and Impaired Lakes listings here.

If you have not renewed your membership or joined your Lake Association, COME ABOARD!
Please complete the form below and send in dues payment for 2015. Dues remain at $30.00, additional payment of $20.00 fish stocking (optional).
Lake Address______________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address___________________________________________________________________
Telephone Lake Big Chip____________________________________________________________
Secondary Telephone_______________________________________________________________
Email Address_____________________________________________________________________

MAIL TO: Big Chippewa Lake Association; P.O. Box 457; Brandon, MN 56315

Click here for dues form.

-We would love to feature one of your favorite Big Chip lake photos!

Here is a picture of a MOOSE Hoof print, taken along Big Chip Lake in March 2010.

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