Tuttle Creek Reservoir
GPS Location: N39 15.445 W96 34.77
Impoundment Type: Reservoir
Surface Acres: 12,500 acres
Maximum Depth: 50 feet
Normal Lake Level: 1075 mls
Lake Temperature: 60
|Fishing Population||Creel Limit||Min Length Limit|
** Striped Bass or Wiper in Combination
*** Walleye, Sauger or Saugeye in Combination
Fishing Report - Last Update: 10/31/2014
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method, & Location|
|Crappie||Fair||1/2 to 1.5 pounds||Crappie can be found around brush in 10 to 16 feet of water. Fishing has been slow the last month since the water has be come muddy.|
|White Bass||Fair||1/2 to 2 pounds||They can be found near schools of shad or along rocky points. Overall numbers are down some this year, but the fish are of a good size.|
|Catfish||Fair||Up to 20 pounds||Fishing for catfish has been fair in the upper end of the reservoir along the river channel.|
|Largemouth Bass||Fair to Slow||1 to 5 pounds||Coves in southern third of the Reservoir have some locally good largemouth bass populations. The McIntyre Cove area tends to produce the best fishing.|
|Saugeye||Fair to Slow||Up to 6 pounds||Saugeye can be caught in the reservoir trolling or casting crankbaits along rocky/gravel points.|
|Rainbow Trout||Fair||Up to 5 pounds||
2,000 rainbow trout were stocked into Willow Lake on October 28th for the beginning of Trout Season which starts on November 1st. The lake will receive regular stockings until April for a total of 12,750 trout. These hatchery reared fish are usually caught on commercial trout baits, worms, corn or lures.
Willow Lake is located in the Southeast corner of the Tuttle Creek River Pond area. A trout permit is needed to fish at Willow Lake during trout season. Anyone under 16 years of age with a properly licensed adult can harvest up to 2 trout without a trout permit.
Tuttle Creek is four feet above conservation pool. You can check current water conditions at http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/DistrictLakes/TuttleCreekLake/DailyLakeInformation.aspx
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