Public Water Southwest Nebraska
WATER BODY LOCATION SPECIES REMARKS
Enders Reservoir SRA Chase
5E, 4 1/2S of Imperial
Channel & flathead catfish, crappie, walleye, white bass, wiper 1700 acres, primitive camping, all boats allowed, severe summer drawdown
Rock Creek Lake SRA Dundy
4N, 1W of Parks
Bluegill, channel & flathead catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, redear 50 acres, primitive camping, electric fishing motors only
Medicine Creek SRA
(Harry Strunk Lake)
Frontier
2W, 7N of Cambridge
Channel & flathead catfish, crappie, walleye, white bass 1,850 acres, primitive and modern camping, all boats allowed
Red Willow SRA
(Hugh Butler Lake)
Frontier
11N of McCook
Channel catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, walleye, white bass, wiper 1,630 acres, modern camping, all boats allowed
Hayes Center Lake WMA Hayes
12NE of Hayes Center
Bullhead, channel & flat- head catfish, crappie, pike 50 acres, electric fishing motors only
Swanson Reservoir SRA Hitchcock
2W of Trenton
Channel catfish, crappie, drum, walleye, white bass 5,000 acres
Lake McConaughy SRA Keith
10N of Ogallala
Channel catfish, perch, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, striped bass, tiger muskie, white bass, walleye, wiper 30,000 acres, modern and primitive camping, all boats allowed
Lake Ogallala SRA Keith
10N of Ogallala
Channel catfish, rainbow trout, walleye, white bass, yellow perch 590 acres, modern/primitive camping, all boats allowed, wheelchair accessible fishing pier
Otter Creek Keith
12E of Lewellen
Brown & rainbow trout Private property, permission required
North Platte River Keith - Lincoln
Keystone to Paxton
Rainbow trout Private access, permission required
Chester Island WMA Lincoln
2S, 1/2W of Brady
Bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass 4.2 acres (4 sandpits)
CNPPID Canal (Tri County) Lincoln
North Platte to Lexington
Channel & flathead catfish, walleye, white bass, wiper Power boats limited to 5 mph, 15" minimum on walleye
Jeffrey Reservoir Lincoln
5S, 3W of Brady
Channel catfish, walleye, white bass 900 acres, all boats allowed
Lake Maloney SRA Lincoln
6S of North Platte
Channel & flathead catfish, carp, drum, walleye, white bass, wiper 1,600 acres, primitive camping, all boats allowed, wheelchair accessible fishing pier on inlet in 1995
North River WMA Lincoln
2 1/2N of Hershey
Carp, channel & flathead catfish, pike Encompasses 2 miles of North Platte River
Pawnee Slough WMA Lincoln
2W of Maxwell
Bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth & rock bass 30 acres
Sutherland Reservoir SRA Lincoln
2S of Sutherland
Channel catfish, walleye, white bass, wiper, yellow perch 3,000 acres, ice fishermen use caution due to heated discharge from power plant, primitive camping, all boats allowed, wheelchair accessible fishing pier
Sutherland Supply Canal Lincoln
Keith & Lincoln County
Brown & rainbow trout Access via Central Public Power District road
Wellfleet Lake Lincoln
1/2SW of Wellfleet
Bluegill, channel & flathead catfish, crappie, largemouth bass 50 acres, primitive camping, electric fishing motors only
Diamond Bar McPherson
18W 3S Tryon
Largemouth bass, northern pike, yellow perch 120 acre, shallow Sandhill lake, privately owned, but managed by NGPC under an MOU

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