Big Chapman Lake

Data and Research Specific to Lake

Center for Lakes & Streams

Big Chapman Lake: Beneath the Surface
Comparative Water Quality Study: Big Chapman Lake 2007

Indiana Clean Lakes Program

Lake Overview
Data
Volunteer Monitoring Data

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Hunting and Fishing Research and Surveys
     Fish Management Report 2005

                                                                                          

Data and Research that Includes Lake

Center for Lakes & Streams

Comparative Water Quality Study 2007
Blue-Green Algae Study 2012
Lake Economic Impact Study: Property Value Report 2013
Blue-Green Algae Study Final Report & Appendix 2014

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Lake and River Enhancement Program
     Chapman Lakes Diagnostic Study 2001
     Chapman Lakes Engineering Feasibility Study 2003
     Crooked Creek Design/Build Report 2003
     Arrowhead Drain Design/Build Report 2004
     Chapman Lakes Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan       Update 2006
     Lozier and Highland Park Drains Engineering Feasibility       Study 2006
     Chapman Lakes Strategic Lakes Management Plan 2007
     Whole-lake Fluridone Effects 2007
     Chapman Lakes Highland Drain Design-Build Project       2008
     Littoral Zone Restoration Research Project 2007-2009:       Year 1 Report
     Littoral Zone Restoration Research Project 2007-2009:       Year 2 Report
     Littoral Zone Restoration Research Project 2007-2009:       Year 3 Report
     Chapman Lakes Sediment Removal Plan 2009
     Chapman Lakes Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan       2012
     Chapman Lakes Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan       2013 Update
     Barbee and Chapman Lake Chains Water
      Monitoring 2014

     Chapman Lakes Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan          2015 Update

Courses

Lake Size: 512 acres         Watershed Size: 4,500 acres
Max Depth: 39 feet           Avg Depth: 12.5 feet
Inlets: Island Park Drain, Crooked Creek, Arrowhead Park Drain,      Highland Park Drain, Lozier's Creek
Outlets: To Little Chapman Lake
Access: Public: 2 mi E of Warsaw on Old 30 to CR 300E then N 3      miles; Handicap accessible
Recreation: Boat, Ski, Fish
Lake Bottom: Gravel, Muck, Sand
Best Fishing: Bluegill, Catfish, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Longear,      Northern Pike, Redear, Walleye, Yellow Perch
Lakefront/Channelfront Total Gross Assessed Value:      Chapman Lakes - $117,302,100

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