Houghton Lake HUC 4060102010030

Analysis of Wild Rice at Houghton Lake, MI
impact on waterfowl, fisheries and water quality due to the loss of wild rice in Houghton Lake, MI.

Archived Superfund Sites
(EPA) - Listing of archived superfund sites by Michigan County.

Biological Survey of the Muskegon and West Branch Muskegon Rivers in Clare, Missaukee and Roscommon Counties
1994 - (MDEQ)

Biological Survey of the Upper Muskegon River in Missaukee and Roscommon Counties
1989 - (MDEQ)

Ecosystem Management at Houghton Lake, MI with Emphasis on Wild Rice (zizania aquatica) ecology
study on decline of waterfowl on Houghton Lake due partially to the decline in wild rice.

Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Roscommon County

Fish Community and Fishery of Houghton Lake, Roscommon County, with Emphasis on Walleyes and Northern Pike
(UofM & MDNR) - survey of fish populations and angler catch from 01/01 thru 03/02.

General Land Office Plats – Roscommon Co.
(MDNR) - plat maps derived from original surveyor notes of the State of Michigan conducted in early to mid 1800s. You can click on each specific township for local information.

Houghton Lake 2004 Aquatic Vegetation Omnitoring Survey
(Progressive AE)

Houghton Lake 2004 Water Quality Report
(Progressive AE) - monitoring results from 2004 sampling.

Houghton Lake Improvement Board Newsletter – Spring 2004
describes five-year management plan for Houghton Lake's aquatic plant control.

Houghton Lake Management Feasibility Study
HLIB - produced in response to concerns about problems resulting from the proliferation of Eurasian watermilfoil.

Houghton Lake – 2021-2022 Fisheries Surveys Report
Houghton Lake – 2021-2022 Fisheries Surveys Report Mark A. Tonello Fisheries Management Biologist January 2023 Houghton Lake is a natural lake of glacial origin located in west-central Roscommon County. The unincorporated communities of Houghton Lake, Houghton Lake Heights, and Prudenville are located along the southern shore of the lake. Houghton Lake has a surface area of 20,075 acres, making it Michigan’s largest inland lake. The maximum depth of Houghton Lake is 22 feet, and the average depth is 8.4 feet (Clark et al. 2004). Houghton Lake lies in the Muskegon River Watershed and its outflow essentially forms the Muskegon River