Get To Know Our Brainerd Area Lakes - Gull Lake

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Brainerd, MN is known for many things; Paul Bunyan, BIR, (Brainerd International Raceway), abundance of wildlife, a great hunting destinations, snowmobiling, ice fishing, but what we are most LOVED for is our lakes! I would like to highlight each week some of the amazing lakes in our area. This week, the most notable lake in our area, Gull Lake.

Gull Lake, the main lake in the Gull Chain, is the largest of the lakes in the area in both golden shoreline and area. The shoreline is highly developed in residential, seasonal, and commercial properties.



12.1 From Brainerd, MN

5.9 Miles From Nisswa, MN

141 Miles from The Twin Cities


Area: 15.54 mi or 9903 acres

Length: 14.91 mi

Surface elevation: 1,253′ ft.

Width: 1.864 mi

Maximum Depth: 80 ft.

Lake Water Quality: Excellent

Fish Species

black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, burbot, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, smallmouth bass, tullibee (cisco), walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bowfin (dogfish), common carp, white sucker, banded killifish, brassy minnow, central mudminnow, common shiner, fathead minnow, hornyhead chub, Johnny darter, logperch, longnose dace, mottled sculpin, spottail shiner, tadpole madtom

Places of Interest on Gull Lake

•             Steam Boat Bay, Maddens and Cragun's reside.

•             Gull Point, (Squaw Point), Ernie’s bar and restaurant.

•             Grand View Lodge and Resort

•             Gull Lake Recreational Area

•             Zorbaz

•             Bar Harbor

The Gull Chain

The Gull Chain of Lakes, for which Gull Lake is the namesake and largest member, is a collection of eight connected lakes and two bays:

•             Gull Lake

•             Upper Gull Lake

•             Nisswa Lake 

•             Roy Lake

•             Margaret Lake

•             Spider Lake

•             Spring Lake

•             Love Lake

•             Round Lake

•             Bass Lake

•             Steamboat Bay

•             Wilson's Bay

The chain collectively covers 13,000 acres

Don't just visit.. Come to Stay!

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Comments (1)

Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

What a great neighborhood this looks to be. I wish you all the best with getting a lot of business 

Aug 11, 2016 08:09 AM

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