Location: Highway 14 between Eyota and Chester in Chester Woods County Park
Maximum Depth: 27 feet
Size: 114 acres
Species: Bluegill, largemouth bass, black crappie, channel catfish
Amenities: Boat ramp, fishing piers, swimming beach, restrooms, camping
Handicap Access: Excellent
Comments: Bear Creek Reservoir is an impoundment located within Chester Woods County Park, 7 miles east of Rochester on Highway 14. A boat launch and multiple fishing piers are available. Excellent bluegill and largemouth bass populations are present along with black crappie and channel catfish. Purchase of a park pass is required to access the reservoir.
Special angling regulations are in effect.
- Sunfish, crappie and yellow perch: possession ten in combination, with no more than five crappie.
- Largemouth and smallmouth bass: possession limit one.
- Northern pike: possession limit one.
- Trout: possession limit three, with only one over 16 inches.