Lake Wingra is located in the Yahara River watershed within Dane County.
It is a drainage lake with predominantly muck substrate. It has a surface area of 139.6 hectare, 5.9 kilometers of highly developed shoreline and a maximum depth of 6.7 meters.
NTL LTER sampling location is at 43.05258 -89.42499
2008, 2009 Carp removal
Lathrop, R.C., D.S. Liebl, and K. Welke. 2013. Carp removal to increase water clarity in shallow eutrophic Lake Wingra. LakeLine, 33(3):23-30.