Fishing Facts

The primary fish that inhabit North Lake are:

Of these, the dominant game fish is the Smallmouth Bass.
The North Lake Management District has been involved in a successful Fall stocking program of Walleyes, Crappies, Perch and Bluegills since 1997.

NLMD
Summary of Fish Stocking
Year Walleye Crappie Blue Gills Perch

2020

2019

3000

3500

1000

0

0

0

2000

5000

2018 3200 0 0 0
2017 3500 0 0 0
2016 3500 0 0 0
2015 3500 0 0 0
2014 2500 0 0 0
2013 2800 0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 0
2010 2750 0 0 0
2009 3600 0 0 0
2008 2500 0 0 0
2007 2000 0 0 0
2006 2000 0 0 0
2005 2000 0 0 0
2004 0 0 0 0
2003 2500 0 0 0
2002 635 0 0 0
2001 2200 0 960 0
2000 1225 1275 1225 0
1999 1050 0 1550 1530
1998 1950 1200 0 1020
1997 2100 1100 1000 0