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Lewis and Clark Lake Fishing There is some fine fishing available at Lewis and Clark for a variety of species - walleye, sauger, largemouth and smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. Look for all these species around the jetties at the Weigand-Burbach area. A number of these jetties were installed to improve habitat and well as fishing opportunities.

In February-March, there can be some good sport on largemouth and smallmouth bass at the upper end of the lake. At the same time, the chutes and backwaters around Niobrara produce good fishing for walleye, sauger, northern pike and smallmouth bass. There is good walleye fishing in May and June off the flats at Weigand Creek and for channel catfish along the bluff shoreline along the old river channel casting and trolling crank bait.

Later in summer action increases for catfish, sauger and walleye at the west end, where the river runs into the lake. In late summer, anglers can look for schools of shad to lead them to some good white bass fishing.


Admission: Park Permit Required
Address: 7 miles north of Crofton on NE Hwy 121
Phone: 402-388-4169
Fax: 402-388-4696
Our Email: lcsra@ngpc.state.ne.us

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Lewis and Clark SRA Boating

Boating on the lake covers the gamut from pontoons to high-powered speedboats to personal watercraft (PFC). In that portion of the spillway and tailrace of Gavins Point designated as the Tailwaters Area, speed in excess of 5

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Lewis and Clark Lake Cabins

Lewis & Clark State Recreation area offers beautiful new modern housekeeping cabins situated on the shore of Lewis and Clark Lake, offering a beautiful scenic view of the lake and the bluffs. The cabins can be rented one year in advance. Cabins are two-bedroom air conditioned/

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Lewis and Clark SRA Winter Sports

Winter can be a fun time at Lewis & Clark. When the ice is sufficient, the lake is open to ice fishing, skating, and snowmobiling. Snowmobilers can also use area roads but must stay out of other areas. Cross-country skiing is becoming increasingly popular with park visitors.

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