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Name: Unnamed (Peanut)

Nearest Town: Isabella
Primary County: Lake
Survey Date: 09/08/2008
Inventory Number: 38066200

Public Access Information

Ownership Type Description
US Forest Service Other Old access trail to north end of the lake
DNR Carry-In From the western intersection of USFS Rd. 377 and 386

Lake Characteristics

Lake Area (acres): 8.68
Littoral Area (acres): 6
Maximum Depth (ft): 25
Water Clarity (ft): 8.5 (8-9)

Dominant Bottom Substrate: N/A
Abundance of Aquatic Plants: N/A
Maximum Depth of Plant Growth (ft): N/A

Did you know? Fishing piers are installed on lakes to provide opportunities for shore fishing.

Fish Sampled for the 2008 Survey Year


Gear Used

Number of fish per net

Average Fish Weight (lbs)

Normal Range (lbs)


Normal Range

Brook Trout Gill net 13.00 N/A 0.37 N/A
Normal Ranges represent typical catches for lakes with similar physical and chemical characteristics.

Length of Selected Species (Trapnet, Gillnet) Sampled for the 2008 Survey Year

Species Number of fish caught in each category (inches)
0-5 6-8 9-11 12-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30+ Total
brook trout 0 14 9 2 1 0 0 0 26

For the record, the largest White Sucker taken in Minnesota weighed 9 lbs., 1 oz. and was caught:

    Where: Big Fish Lake, Stearns County
    When: 5/1/83
    Statistics: 24.25" length, 16.25" girth

Fish Stocking Activity

Fish Stocked by Species for the Last Ten Years

Year Species Size Number Pounds
2012 Brook Trout fingerlings 500 15.1
2010 Brook Trout fingerlings 798 18.1
2009 Brook Trout fingerlings 743 13.9
2008 Brook Trout fingerlings 488 16.0
2007 Brook Trout fingerlings 1,000 29.0
2006 Brook Trout fingerlings 926 26.3
2005 Brook Trout fingerlings 750 25.2
2004 Brook Trout fingerlings 736 20.6

Privately Stocked Fish
* indicates privately stocked fish. Private stocking includes fish purchased by the DNR for stocking and fish purchased and stocked by private citizens and sporting groups.

Stocking Fish Sizes
Fry - Newly hatched fish that are ready to be stocked usually called "swim-ups". Walleye fry are 1/3 of an inch or around 8 mm.
Fingerling - Fingerlings are one to six months old and can range from a size of one to twelve inches depending on the species. Walleye fingerlings range from three to eight inches each fall.
Yearling - Yearling fish are at least one year old. A one-year-old fish can range from three to twenty inches depending on the species. Walleye yearlings average from six to twelve inches.
Adult - Adult fish are fish that have reached maturity. Depending on the species, maturity can be reached at two years of age. Walleye reach maturity between the ages of four and six years.

Fish Consumption Guidelines

No fish consumption guidelines are available for this lake. For more information, see the "Fish Consumption Advice" pages at the Minnesota Department of Health.

Status of the Fishery (as of 09/08/2008)

The brook trout population in Peanut Lake was similar to other managed brook trout lakes in the Finland area. The lake is stocked annually with brook trout fingerlings and should provide good brook trout fishing. The average brook trout was about 10 inches with fish up to 15 inches present in the 2008 sample.

For more information on this lake, contact:

Area Fisheries Supervisor
PO Box 546
6686 Hwy 1
Finland, MN 55603
Phone: (218) 353-7591
Internet: Finland Fisheries

Lake maps can be obtained from:

Minnesota Bookstore
660 Olive Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 297-3000 or (800) 657-3757
No depth map available.

For general DNR Information, contact:

DNR Information Center
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4040
TDD: (651) 296-6157 or (888) MINNDNR

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