Bennett Lake

Location: Roseville, Central Park, Lexington Avenue and County Road C

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Northern Pike, Walleye,  Common CarpBullhead

fishing pier at Bennett.

Depth: 9 feet

Size: 28 acres

Recent fish stocking

Lake Map: PDF Map This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

Wheelchair access: Excellent

MTC bus: Routes 223, 227

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Good

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Ball fields, bandstand, tennis, volleyball, walking path

Agency: City of Roseville, Parks and Recreation Department This link leads to an external site.
(651) 792-7006

Fishing pier: Yes.

location map for Bennett

Comments: Bennett is great for shore fishing. The fishing pier was recently replaced with a new one that includes lowered rail sections making it easier for children to fish. A paved trail that goes around the entire lake can take you to mulitple shore fishing sites. In July and August, fish the south side, where trees shade the water.  Good numbers of Northern Pike, and bluegill were present in last assessment (2011).  Bennet Lake is stocked regularly with Walleye fingerlings, Channel Catfish yearlings, and large adult Bluegills. A lake survey was conducted in June, 2011.

2011 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Bennett Black Crappie med 5.5 6.4
(Ramsey) Bluegill high 4.8 8.0
06/06/2011 Walleye low 9.2 9.5
  Hybrid Sunfish med 4.5 5.4
  Northern Pike high 31.3 24.9
  Black Bullhead low 9.4 11.9
  Channel Catfish low 11.1 11.1
  Pumpkinseed Sunfish high 4.2 4.9
  Yellow Perch low 5.75 5.75

 

More information about Bennett Lake

2003 Angler Survey Summary