East Metro Area Fisheries



Farquar Lake


This lake is located within the City of Apple Valley at the intersection of Pilot Knob Road and Diamond Path.


Species Present:

Bullhead species: above average abundance, smaller than average size.

Bluegill: average abundance, small average size.


Boat Access:

There is no boat access to this lake.


Shore Fishing:

The City of Apple Valley maintains a city park on the south end of the lake which has a fishing pier.


Management Plans:

Limited fish management is planned for this lake until water quality improves.



The primary function of this lake is as a stormwater pond for the city of Apple Valley stormwater system. Water quality is poor, with algae blooms common. The City of Apple Valley has recently installed a winter aeration device to lessen the frequency of winterkill events and has stocked Walleye to control the Bullhead numbers.



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