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Rathbun Reservoir

Rating - Fair   

Thursday, Jan 19 2023
The current lake level is 904.13 msl; recreation pool is 904 msl. Ice thickness varies across the lake. There is open water in the main lake and around Bridgeview. Lake Rathbun has zebra mussels so make sure to properly drain, clean and dry equipment before transporting to another waterbody. There has been very little fishing pressure due to ice variability and the current ice thickness is not enough to support anglers. Walleye - No Report: There is now a 15-inch minimum length limit on walleye at Lake Rathbun. This was effective January 1st. All walleyes measuring less than 15 inches must be immediately released unharmed.




Thursday, Jan 19 2023



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Boat Access Fishing Jetty Accessible Pier Boat Rental Picnic Area Beach Trails Accessible Facilities Playground Restrooms Camping Concessions Good/Excellent Shorefishing Hard Surface Boat Ramp Carry Down Boat Launch Fish Cleaning Station

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Rathbun Reservoir


Rating - Fair

The current lake level is 904.13 msl; recreation pool is 904 msl. Ice thickness varies across the lake. There is open water in the main lake and around Bridgeview. Lake Rathbun has zebra mussels so make sure to properly drain, clean and dry equipment before transporting to another waterbody. There has been very little fishing pressure due to ice variability and the current ice thickness is not enough to support anglers. Walleye - No Report: There is now a 15-inch minimum length limit on walleye at Lake Rathbun. This was effective January 1st. All walleyes measuring less than 15 inches must be immediately released unharmed.


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