Fishing


Gamehaven Lake

Location: 45th Street SE off of Simpson Road SE (County 1) or St Bridget's Road SE

Maximum Depth: 24 feet

Size: 43 acres

Species: Bluegill, black crappie, largemouth bass, yellow perch

Amenities: Parking lot off of 45th Street and at Gamehaven Scout Ranch

Handicap Access: No

Comments: Gamehaven is a partially located within the Gamehaven Scout Ranch, southeast of Rochester. Access is obtained via 45th Street SE and is also allowed through the Gamehaven Scout Ranch off of Simpson Road (County Road 1). A new parking area has been developed at the 45th Street access. The lake has good populations of largemouth bass and bluegill. Yellow perch numbers are variable, but they can provide a nice bonus to anglers.

Special angling regulations are in effect.

  • Sunfish, crappie and yellow perch: possession ten in combination, with no more than five crappie.
  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass: possession limit one.
  • Northern pike: possession limit one.
  • Trout: possession limit three, with only one over 16 inches.