North Long Lake Association's purpose is to support the residents and
guests of North Long Lake and the Brainerd, Minnesota
Long Lake is a 5998 acre lake, with a
sandy shoreline encompassing 19.8 miles (7 miles
long). Its deepest
point is 97 feet. There are currently 571 homes
and cabins on the lake including 7
campgrounds or resorts.
North Long is known as one
of the best fishing and recreational lakes in the
Brainerd lakes area. It has a tremendous walleye and bass
population with above average numbers of pan fish throughout the
Lakes 3 basins.
water clarity (transparency) has steadily improved over
the past 25 years from a reading of 8.5 feet in 1976 to
a remarkable 15.2 feet average clarity in
2002. This has been accomplished through the efforts of your
Association and lake neighbors. They help identify sources of pollution such as run-off,
non-compliant septic tanks and the education of
lake residents on proper lake stewardship including the
use of non-
association has had an active water testing program in
place since 1994. These tests sample the lake monthly to identify any problems before
they become difficult to manage.
The site is supported by the North Long Lake Association whose members are
dedicated to preserving the environs
and promoting the Lake's usage and enjoyment.