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.

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The annual membership meeting of the Big Chippewa Lake Association was held at the Brandon City Hall on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The meeting began at 9:30 AM. Topics discussed at the meeting included the treasurer’s report, website update, fish stocking report, report on water quality and water level readings and the condition of the lake access. There was an election of Board members and a door prize given away, zebra mussel traps.

At 10:00 Patrick Schultz spoke on the topic of maintaining your septic system and new regulations for septic systems. Mr. Schultz is an Environmental Planning Technician with Douglas County Land & Resource Management.

Information about the Douglas County Bow Fishing Challenge and news story.

Thank you for all who participated in the 2016 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  that was held on June 4, 2016.

A copy of the meeting minutes can be found here.

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 your 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.


-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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