This lake is located on the west side of Silver Lake Road, just south of 45th Avenue N.E.
Walleye: below average abundance, average size.
Northern Pike: below average abundance, larger than average size.
Bluegill: average abundance, average size.
Crappie: above average abundance, smaller than average size.
Catfish: above average abundance, average size
Bullhead species: average abundance, smaller than average size.
Yellow Perch: low abundance, small size.
Access to this lake is on the west side of the lake. Enter off Stinson Blvd. This is a limited facility and is not suitable for larger boats. Silverwood Park operated by Three Rivers Park District is located on the North side of the lake and has canoe/kayak rentals available (Three Rivers Parks District).
Anglers may shore fish from the city beach located in the northeast corner of the lake. There is additional public shoreline and a fishing pier within Silverwood Regional Park operated by the Three Rivers Park District.
- Fisheries standard lake survey in 2021.
- Monitor winter oxygen level as needed; operation of winter aeration device by the City of Columbia Heights.
- Stock 70,000 Walleye fry in even numbered years.
- Stock 100 Channel Catfish adults in even numbered years.
This had suffered from occasional winterkills until the lake 1990's when a winter aeration system was installed. The access is limited and undoubtedly effects fishing effort. The lake has poor water quality that may also deter some anglers.