Thomas Lake

Location: Eagan, Thomas Lake Park, Pilot Knob Road between Cliff Road and Diffley Road

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Bullhead

Thomas Lake.

Depth: 7 feet

Size: 40 acres

Lake Map: PDF Map  

Wheelchair access: Excellent

MTC bus: Route 472

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Excellent

Picnic: Yes

Grills: No

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Carry-in access, walking path

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

Fishing pier: Yes

location map for Thomas

Comments: Thomas Lake is a shallow lake that is aerated to prevent winterkill. It has a good population of Largemouth Bass. The fishing pier will give you access to the deeper water that might hold more fish. This is a wonderful lake to fish from a canoe. A lake survey was conducted in July, 2011.

 

2011 Lake Survey Results:

Location and DateSpeciesAbundanceAverage Length (in)Maximum Length (in)
ThomasBlack Crappielow8.29.2
(Dakota)Bluegillhigh5.06.5
 Hybrid Sunfishlow6.07.5
 Black Bullheadlow11.411.4
 Pumpkinseed Sunfishlow6.46.9
 Largemouth Bassmed10.7519.0

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