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Fishing At Harlan County Reservoir

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AKA: Harlan County Lake, Harlan Lake

Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, white bass, wiper and northern pike at Harlan County Reservoir in Nebraska.

Located in the south-central part of the state, Harlan County Reservoir is a 13,000-acre lake offering excellent fishing. Walleye, wipers and catfish are the prime targets, but the lake also has nice populations of bass, crappie, white bass and northerns. Many fishing tournaments are held each year for walleye, bass, catfish as well as mixed-bag tournaments. As one of the larger lakes in Nebraska, it offers all types of water sports, boating and sight seeing. However, fishing is the main draw. There are marinas on the lake, boat rentals, fishing tackle, local fishing guides, and plenty of water to fish. If you like fishing from the bank, there is access around the lake. Canoes, kayaks and all types of fishing boats make it easy to get access to fish holding farther off shore. The lake has plenty of cover for the fish, especially when the water level is high. This is a lake where beginner and experienced anglers alike can fulfill their dream of catching the big ones.

Primary fish species residing in Harlan County Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye White Bass Northern pike

Harlan County Reservoir Amenities

Marina: YES
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

Hunter Cove Campground - 308 799-2105

Gremlin Cove Campground - 877 444-6777

Hunter Cove Campground - 308 799-2105

Methodist Cove Campground - 308 799-2105

City Of Alma RV Park - 308 928-3102

Harlan County Reservoir NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Harlan County Reservoir
North Shore Marina
70738 Lakeview
Republican City, NE 68971
308 799-2315

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Harlan County Reservoir in Nebraska.

Fishing at Harlan County Reservoir, in Nebraska.