Crappie can be found in the early morning hours near the cover of shade or in rocky outcroppings. They respond best to finger jigs or live golden shiners.
Park hours: 6:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. (Open weekends only until Dec.11th) closed x-mas
Dock closes: 4:30 P.M.
Last Plant: 750 lbs. of Channel Catfish Friday Aug. 4th.
Next Plant: 6,000 lbs. of Rainbow Trout Saturday Dec. 9th
Water temperature: At surface 59.54 f., 5.86 D.O. @ 15’ 59.72 f., 5.57 D.O.
Water level: Low level, private water craft are currently banned.
Due to the threat of Quagga mussels, there remains a ban on private water craft and equipment. Restricted equipment includes; private boats, canoes, kayaks, float tubes, trolling motors, fish finders, anchors, and other equipment that contacts the water.
Permits and Boat Rentals are now issued by a machine located at the Ranger Station. The machine can take cash (no $50 or $100 bills), debit, or credit. Please take note; we do not sell fishing licenses, bait, or tackle, so anglers must acquire these essentials elsewhere prior to their visit. The lake is offering $20 all day motor boats to active military every Saturday.