Probably the most popular area at Lake McConaughy, Martin Bay appeals particularly to anglers, pleasure boaters, water skiers, and sailing enthusiasts. Typical of Lake Mac's north... McConaughy Camping and Public Use
Fishing has always been the primary drawing card at Lake Mac, with its cool, clear, deep waters. Game fish vary from the sporty rainbow trout to the every-day channel catfish. Prized most highly by the local angler is the walleye, and Nebraska's current state record of 16-lbs., 2
Winter sees ice boaters on the lake, and skaters and skiers and backpackers. so its role as a recreation area is pretty much year-round. In fact, this and other southwest reservoirs now commonly have anglers when the first snow flies, with white bass still hitting well in November.