Lake Maps 101

Lake maps are important tools to help you when you are looking for places to fish. If you have never looked at a lake map, however, it can be overwhelming because of the sheer volume of information on it.

One of the first and most obvious things you will see on a map is a network of lines extending all over the map. These lines have a few parts to them. The first thing that the lines show is the depth contour. Alongside the lines, there is a number that tells you the depth of that contour. All of the area extending along that line is pretty much the same depth.

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