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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch, muskie, wiper and northern pike at Calamus Reservoir in Nebraska.

A very popular place for outdoor activities in Nebraska is centered around the friendly waters of Calamus Reservoir. This 5,200-acre lake in found in the sandhills area, in central Nebraska, within Calamus State Recreation Area. While this area offers camping, hiking and picnicking, the lake is the draw and provides for some great boating and fishing. Walleye, white bass and catfish are the primary targets here, but there is plenty of bass, sunfish, muskie and northern pike fishing here as well. A store, fishing tackle, boat rentals, and bar and grill are all located near the lake for your convenience.

Primary fish species residing in Calamus Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Walleye Bluegill White Bass Yellow Perch Muskie Northern pike

Calamus Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Calamus Reservoir SRA Campground - 308 346-5666

Homestead Knolls Campground - 308 346-5666

Nunda Shoal Campground - 308 346-5666

Valley View Flat Campground - 308 346-5666

Calamus Reservoir NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Calamus Reservoir
Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area
42285 York Point Rd
Burwell, NE 68823
308 346-5666

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Calamus Reservoir in Nebraska.

Fishing at Calamus Reservoir, in Nebraska.