Bennett Lake

Location: Roseville, Central Park, Lexington Avenue and County Road C

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Northern Pike, Walleye,  Common CarpBullhead

fishing pier at Bennett.

Depth: 9 feet

Size: 28 acres

Recent fish stocking

Lake Map: PDF Map

Wheelchair access: Excellent

MTC bus: Routes 223, 227

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Good

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Ball fields, bandstand, tennis, volleyball, walking path

Agency: City of Roseville, Parks and Recreation Department
(651) 792-7006

Fishing pier: Yes.

location map for Bennett

Comments: Bennett is great for shore fishing. The fishing pier was recently replaced with a new one that includes lowered rail sections making it easier for children to fish. A paved trail that goes around the entire lake can take you to multiple shore fishing sites. In July and August, fish the south side, where trees shade the water.  Good numbers of Northern Pike, and bluegill were present in last assessment (2011).  Bennet Lake is stocked regularly with Walleye fingerlings, Channel Catfish yearlings, and large adult Bluegills. A lake survey was conducted in June, 2011.

2011 Lake Survey Results:

Location and DateSpeciesAbundanceAverage Length (in)Maximum Length (in)
BennettBlack Crappiemed5.56.4
 Hybrid Sunfishmed4.55.4
 Northern Pikehigh31.324.9
 Black Bullheadlow9.411.9
 Channel Catfishlow11.111.1
 Pumpkinseed Sunfishhigh4.24.9
 Yellow Perchlow5.755.75


More information about Bennett Lake

2003 Angler Survey Summary