Carlson Lake

Location: Eagan, Carlson Park, Carlson Lake Lane and Svensk Lane

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Walleye, Bullhead

Depth: 19 feet

Size: 11 acres

Lake Map: PDF Map 

Wheelchair access: Poor

MTC bus: None nearby

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: No

Parking: Fair

Picnic: No

Grills: No

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Shore fishing structure, walking path

Agency: City of Eagan, Parks and Recreation Department (651) 675-5500

Fishing pier: Yes

location map for Carlson

Comments: Carlson Lake has a history of nice-sized panfish, Largemouth Bass and Walleye. The fishing pier on the east side of the lake provides great fishing opportunities to target gamefish. The lake is has steep shorlines and it is easy to reach deep water when fishing from shore. 

 

2012 Lake Survey Results:

Location and DateSpeciesAbundanceAverage Length (in)Maximum Length (in)
Carlson (Quigley)Black Crappielow7.48.3
(Dakota)Bluegillmed5.87.6
7/30/2012Walleyelow11.011.0
 Hybrid Sunfishlow4.55.1
 Largemouth Basslow13.616.3
 Black Bullheadlow9.69.6

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