Sylvan is southeast of Forest Lake at the southwest corner of Scandia Trail N. (Mn. Highway 97) and North Shore Trail N.
Northern Pike: average abundance, average size.
Largemouth Bass: average abundance, average size.
Bluegill: average abundance, smaller than average size.
Crappie: average abundance, smaller than average size.
Bullhead species: average abundance, average size with some larger fish present.
There is no boat access to this lake. Some anglers launch car top boats from the shoulder of Keewahtin Ave. North. However, that area is posted no parking, so anglers must walk a considerable distance from a legal parking area to reach the lake.
Anglers fish from shore of the shoulder of MN Hwy. 97 and Keewahtin Avenue. Anglers should note there is no parking in the immediate vicinity of the lake - be prepared to walk some distance to fish here.
The city of Scandia owns a small, 50 foot wide lot near the end of Kirby Ave. The property is unmarked and bordered by private homes. Anglers may be able to access the lake through this property. Interested parties should check with the city of Scandia for further information.
- Re-survey/population assessment as needed, if staff are available.
Sylvan is a nice little bass-panfish lake with an average fish population. Anglers have limited access to this lake because of parking restrictions in the area.