Catfish Lake
    Eagle River - 8 minutes
Clarity: 5.6 ft Avg Depth: 12 ft Max Depth: 30 ft Size: 978 Acres Type: Drainage Access: Public
   Catfish Lake is one of the most popular lakes on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes. It has been a popular vacation destination for many years and was one of the original up north hot spots. The lake has good fishing and is very popular for going out for all day cruises on the boat.
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   The 2018/19 updates to The Everett on Catfish Lake created a highly sought after vacation spot on the Eagle River Chain that speaks with love & respect of days gone by while the modern amenities keep all eyes on the future. 322' of sandy lakefront & 6+ acres of land host the buildings & structures now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Marina Bar & The Sunroom walls & windows hold memories of weddings at sunset (lakefront buildings face west/southwest) & gatherings of family & friends. Each unit has its' own stories to tell & blank pages for more - vacations, weddings, corporate retreats, reunions etc. The Lodge & Eisenhower offer yr round accommodations while the other buildings, including The Marina Bar with its fabulous screen porch & The Sunroom are seasonal. The irreplaceable wet boathouse offers storage & adds to the historical charm. Garage space & additional expansion opportunities can be found across the street. Family compound, investment opportunity or both!
  • Price: $4,174,000
  • Finished Sq Ft: 6506
  • Eagle River/8 mins

   Here's your chance to own a piece of Eagle River history! Built in 1896 this home, with western views, on Catfish Lake, part of the Eagle River Chain, was fully remodeled with love & respect for that history in 2018/2019. Walk through the door & you immediately feel the connection to the past while modern amenities keep you firmly in the present with an eye to the future. Host parties & gatherings for family and friends with plenty of room around the huge commercial kitchen island to gather & gab. Spend summer days on water & winter days on snow (trail is across the lake), retiring after a gorgeous sunset to the media room for popcorn & your favorite movies. Sandy shores make for wonderful summer days swimming & enjoying the 322' of shoreline. Adding to the historic charm & included with the home is the irreplaceable wet boathouse; plenty of boat & summer toy storage. A family home, a Northwoods vacation retreat, an investment rental property or a decide!
  • Price: $1,875,000
  • Finished Sq Ft: 6506
  • Eagle River/8 mins

   PERFECT for a vacation getaway or a permanent residence with income potential! Currently being run as a restaurant with manager's quarters, the dining areas could easily be converted in to additional bedrooms to create a rental home that would sleep well over 20 guests! This property offers a well appointed 4 bedroom/ 2 bath home with a 3 car attached garage. Opportunity abounds! Capitalize on the restaurants' history, or reinvent the space and develop some unique rental opportunities. With over 200' of frontage on Catfish Lake you have access to the desirable Eagle River Chain and you are conveniently located next to snowmobile trail. Schedule your personal tour today!
  • Price: $750,000
  • Finished Sq Ft: 4824
  • Eagle River/8 mins

   Eagle River Chain of Lakes Home! With more than 100 feet of level frontage on CATFISH LAKE from the home.This home sits on over an acre of land with an irregularly shaped lot which allows for about 189 feet of frontage along HWY 45. The oversized two car garage (28x30) is well lite and has large workbenches, the garage also has a lower level storage area on the lake side. This home has been lived in year round for nearly 50 years by the same family so there is plenty of stuff that has collected over the years and could use some updating. The home does have a fairly open living floor plan with a stone faced fireplace and picture windows in the Living and dining rooms.
  • Price: $325,000
  • Finished Sq Ft: 1296
  • Eagle River/8 mins

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   This 1.45 acre lot sits on 100' of South facing frontage on Catfish Lake. The lot is cleared, the driveway is in and ready for your build; perfect for a walk out/hillside home. Come take a look at this gently sloped lot on the Eagle River Chain, you won't be disappointed.

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Size Shoreline Clarity Water Color
978 Acres 10.64 Miles Cloudy Brown
Max Depth Average Depth Lake Access Lake Type
30 Ft 12 Ft Public Drainage
Fishing Fish Species Bottom Material Boat Activity
Good Variety Mostly Sand High
Lake Restrictions Public Launch Noise Level Lake Grade
Boating / Fishing Yes Above Average A


High Speed Internet Natural Gas Cell Coverage Home Density
Yes Yes Good Average
Township School District Tax Rate / $1000 Rentals on Lake
Lincoln Northland Pines $8.60 Yes


Closest Towns: Distance to Town:
Eagle River7 mins
Three Lakes16 mins
Nearby Grocery Stores: Distance:
Pick 'n Save12 mins
Trig's9 mins
Roads Around Lake: Closest Hospital:
Average Eagle River / 12 mins
Nearby Biking/Walking/Skiing Trails:
No trails real close to the lake, but there are many trails within ten to fifteen minutes of Catfish.
Nearby Paddling Routes:
The Eagle River / Three Lakes Chain of Lakes offers days and days of paddling opportunities
Nearby ATV Trails:
The Landover ATV trails run along the south side of the lake. It is a vast network of ATV trails that connect Eagle River to Upper Michigan. There are a variety of riding options ranging from paved roads to trails through the national forests. By far the largest ATV trail network in Vilas County.
Nearby Snowmobile Trails:
The Sno-Eagles Trails run across Catfish Lake so there is very easy access to owners. These trails consist of over 100 miles of groomed trails that connect to everywhere you could think of going on a sled in Northern WI or Michigan. Trails are kept in great condition and are a major calling card of the area.