Carlson Lake

Location: Eagan, Carlson Park, Carlson Lake Lane and Svensk Lane

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Walleye, Bullhead

Carlson Lake.

Depth: 19 feet

Size: 11 acres

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

Wheelchair access: Poor, steep access to the lake

MTC bus: None nearby

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: No

Parking: Fair

Picnic: No

Grills: No

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Shore fishing structure, walking path

Agency: City of Eagan, Parks and Recreation Department This link leads to an external site. (651) 675-5500

Fishing pier: Yes

location map for Carlson

Comments: Also called Quigley, Carlson Lake has a history of nice-sized panfish, Largemouth Bass and Walleye. The fishing structure on the east side of the lake was recently replaced with a new pier  Fishing is easy from the pier, the structure on the south side, or other spots around the lake.


2012 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Carlson (Quigley) Black Crappie low 7.4 8.3
(Dakota) Bluegill med 5.8 7.6
7/30/2012 Walleye low 11.0 11.0
  Hybrid Sunfish low 4.5 5.1
  Largemouth Bass low 13.6 16.3
  Black Bullhead low 9.6 9.6

More information about Carlson (Quigley) Lake