Otter Lake

Location:

Otter Lake is located east of I-35E and north of County Road J.

 

Species Present:

Northern Pike: above average abundance, smaller than average size.
Largemouth Bass: lower than average abundance,average size.
Bluegill: above average abundance, smaller than average size
Black Crappie: below average abundance, smaller than average size.
Bullhead: average abundance, smaller than average size

Boat Access:

The access is located within the Bald Eagle-Otter Lake Regional Park operated by Ramsey County. This is a small facility and may not be suitable for larger boats.

 

Shore Fishing:

There are no areas suitable for shore fishing on this lake.

 

Management Plans:

  1. Re-survey in 2013. Population assessment in 2019.
  2. Monitor winter oxygen levels as needed.
  3. Operation of aeration device by Ramsey County.

 

Exotic Species Alert:

This lake contains Eurasian water milfoil. Remove all visible plant materials from your boat, trailer and other boating equipment before leaving the lake.

 

Comments:

This is a shallow, weedy lake. Small northern pike and smaller bluegill are common. Heavy vegetation growth makes summer fishing difficult.

 

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