Lake St. Helen
|Lake St. Helen|
|Location||Roscommon County, Michigan|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||2,400 acres (9.7 km2)|
|Surface elevation||1,155 ft (352 m)|
Lake St. Helen is a 2,400-acre (9.7 km2) public lake located in Roscommon County in the U.S. state of Michigan, and borders on the community of St. Helen, Michigan. It is the headwaters for the south branch of the Au Sable River. From 1998 to 2003, the Lake was subject to a water weed (millfoil) eradication project, involving weevil restocking, which was successful at the time. Fishing is available throughout the lake, albeit different fish are found in different places, and includes: bass, bluegill, brown trout, crappie, lake trout, perch, pike, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, and walleye. A Bluegill Festival is held each summer.
- Millfoil results Archived August 23, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- *"Lake St. Helen fishing map". fishweb.com. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
- "The 63rd Annual St. Helen Bluegill Festival". July 12–15, 2012. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Saint Helen
- "Lake Saint Helen Fishing in Roscommon County, Michigan, Saint Helen Area". Fishing works. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
- "Lake St. Helen fishing map". fishweb.com. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
- Annual St. Helen Bluegill Festival
- Institute for Fisheries Research. "Map of Lake St. Helen (Roscommon County)" (PDF). Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
- "Regional Landscape Ecosystems of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin". SUB-SUBSECTION VII.2.2. Grayling Outwash Plain. United States Geological Survey. Archived from the original on June 25, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
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