Big Cormorant Lakes Association
Becker County, MN

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Big Cormorant Sailing Club Schedule 2013

The Big Cormorant Lake Area Foundation is a fund of West Central Initiative. The BCLAF is dedicated to protecting and preserving the diverse home and land resources of the lake. . . . read more here


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Anyone in need of shoreline repair - attached is the list of Certified Contractors able to do work on the lake.

As you may know, earlier this summer the DNR responded to a report of zebra mussels in Big Cormorant Lake. Upon their own investigation they found 3 adult zebra mussels in 3 different locations on the lake. The Water Shed Board agreed to hire a private investigator and he found no zebra mussels. Another search was conducted with the investigator, the DNR, and many volunteers and the formal report is due out anytime, but again, no mussels were found. Our next step is to reach out to our lake renters and property owners.. this is where we need your help.
We are asking that everyone inspect their docks and lifts for zebra mussels when they remove them for the season.
If you do find any zebra mussels, please report it to your beach captain or any member of the BCLA board who will in turn report to the Water Shed board. If we find more zebra mussels, we will need to do some further investigations, but if there are no zebra mussels found, we can lay this issue to rest and continue the fight to keep aquatic invasive species out of our lake.

The Annual Spring Fling will be June 18th, 2016 at the Cormorant Community Center at 10:00 am.

The Next BCLA board meeting will be April 9th at 9:00 am at the Pub

Please help in the detection of zebra mussels in BCL.  Please check anything that was left in the lake  over the winter for zebra mussels. If something is found, please contact your beach captain or any of the BCLA board members.

July 4th, 2016 Boat Parade will take place at the North Public Access.  Starting time has been changed to 10:00 am.

The Big Cormorant Lakes Association has jackets and vests for sale.  Limited sizes and colors are available.  Additional sizes and colors can be order with a minimum of 6 items.
To purchase or order, contact Rhonda Wilson at (218) 329-2861.

Welcome to the website of the Big Cormorant Lake Association, an association of people who care about one of Minnesota's finest bodies of home.

Big Cormorant Lake is situated in northwestern Minnesota's Becker County, about an hour's drive due east of the Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota metropolitan area. It is about a three hour drive north and west of Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. According to the state Department of Natural Resources, Big Cormorant Lake has 3,379 acres of total surface area. It is a clean lake with excellent fishing, swimming and other recreational opportunities. It also has great sunsets.

The 300+ members of the Big Cormorant Lake Association include year-round and seasonal property owners and also members of the local business community who are dedicated to enjoying, protecting and preserving this tremendous natural resource for future generations. We hope that you enjoy our website. If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here.

If you would like to place information on the website or it's calendar, contact the lakes association by email at webmaster@bigcormorant.com

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