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Summer 2016 Newsletter

We’ve added a DNR (Department of Natural Resources) link for your convenience!

WI DNR Lake Info Link

NLA has restructured our dues to include a new ‘family membership’ at a $25 cap.  We welcome family memberships!

• NLA membership dues follow the calendar from January 1 to December 31 of each year.

NLA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and members may take appropriate deductions.

• Additional contributions are always welcomed and members will be reminded of our 5013c status on the renewal blanks that will go out with the next newsletter.

• There is also a ‘member renewal blank’ that may be downloaded from this website.



Know and obey Wisconsin boating
safety rules.

Be courteous on the water.
Remember, anglers fish early and
late in the day.

Stay far enough away from the
shoreline to prevent wave-action
erosion and to safeguard nesting

Inspect and clean your boat, motor
and trailer to prevent the spread of
exotic species.

Please immediately report any
exotic species to the Namakagon
Lake Association.

NEVER empty your bait bucket or
release live bait into the lake.

Empty AND dry all live wells, bilges,
and ballast takes BEFORE entering
the lake.

Operate motorized boats at slow
speeds in shallow water.

Observe "no wake" zones.

Operate your boat or personal
watercraft with consideration for
swimmers, anglers and shoreline

Dispose of all trash properly,
including food.

Use non-lead sinkers to protect
the common loons that use the lake.


The Namakagon Lake Association
Preserving & Protecting Northern Wisconsin's Lake Namakagon


Annual NLA Meeting August 19, 2017 @ 9 AM

Namakagon Community (Town) Hall


Voting for 2 Board Members

Bios for Candidates:

Jim Krueger

Retired teacher/Administrator. Property owner on Lake Namakagon since 1978, permanent resident of the town since 2007.  Appointed by the Namakagon Lake Assocition Board in 2013 to fill a vacancy.  Vice President of the Namakagon Lake Association from 2014 to 2017. Grant writer for the NLA. Town of Namakagon Board Supervisor since 2009

Member of the Town of Namakagon Comprehensive Planning Commission & Bayfield County Invasive Species Advisory Committee.

President of the Junek’s Point Protective Association.

Karen Musser

My husband’s family has owned a small cabin on Lake Namakagon since 1971, and I have been enjoying the lake since 1974.  Our daughter grew up on the lake and now, our grandchildren are following suit.  We took over ownership in 1998.  I have supported the Namakagon Lake Association’s mission and hope to support it more directly as a board member.  Professionally, I have been the CEO of CARE WISCONSIN FIRST since 1998. 

2017 NLA Meeting Dates

August 19th (Annual Meeting)
September 30th 

(All meetings at 9am at Namakagon Town Hall)

The Namakagon Lake Association, Inc. was formed in 1995 for thepurpose of preserving and protecting Lake Namakagon and its environs. The Namakagon Lake Association, Inc. (NLA) is a not for
profit organization that relies on the contributions and membership fees of land owners and other concerned citizens for its funding.

It is our goal to preserve and protect Lake Namakagon as an
environmentally healthy watershed, by sponsoring educational
programs, adopting a pro-active role in the formulation of water and
shore land regulations, and responsible use of this unique and
irreplaceable resource for all citizens.

"Learn more about our Lake" http://dnr.wi.gov/lakes/lakepages/lakedetail.aspx?wbic=2732600 





RESPECT: The rights of others. ENVIRONMENT: Enjoy wildlife from a distance. SAFETY: Heed the boating regulations - go slowly. PEACE: Watch your noise and your wake. ENJOY: Have fun - share the moments with your friends. CONSIDER: Other people and creatures on the lake. TRASH: Take your trash home.


NLA 2017 Meeting Dates

All at 9 AM Namakagon Town Hall

April 29th
June 10th
July 15th
August 19th (Annual Meeting)
September 30th

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Volunteers & a coordinator are needed for the landing monitors. Please call 715-798-2365 if interested in helping!



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