Wakefield Lake

Location: Maplewood, Wakefield Park, Frost Avenue and Prosperity Road

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Bullhead

Wakefield Lake.

Depth: 9 feet

Size: 22.5 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: Route 64

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Excellent

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Ball fields, shore fishing stations, sledding, walking path

Agency: City of Maplewood, Parks and Recreation This link leads to an external site. (651) 249-2101

Fishing pier: Yes

location map for Wakefield

Local Live Bait Stores

Comments: Wakefield Lake is an ideal setting for all types of recreation. The lake is managed by the FiN Program and is stocked with Bluegill, Black Crappie, and Northern Pike. Largemouth Bass over 3 lbs have also been caught. Three shore fishing stations and the fishing pier give you a place to fish without trampling vegetation and causing erosion. To catch one of the Northern Pike or Crappie in the lake, try using a small minnow under a bobber.  A lake survey was conducted in July, 2011.

 

2011 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Wakefield Black Crappie low 9.5 9.9
(Ramsey) Bluegill med 7.1 7.9
  Hybrid Sunfish low 7.0 7.0
  Northern Pike high 17.6 23.4
  Black Bullhead high 6.5 9.7
  Yellow Perch low 7.3 7.3

More information about Wakefield Lake

2003 Angler Survey Summary  This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.