Fishing At Lake McConaughy
AKA: McConaughy Reservoir
Fishing for smallmouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, rainbow trout, white bass, yellow perch, wiper and northern pike at Lake McConaughy in Nebraska.
The largest reservoir in Nebraska, Lake McConaughy is a sprawling 35,700-acre lake offering water sports galore. A favorite vacation spot for Nebraskans, it is located in the southwest part of the state, with easy access off I-80. All types of boating from kayaks and canoes to sailing and water-ski boats, join a variety of fishing boats to enjoy this water wonderland. Surrounded by plenty of camping and RV parks, as well as lodging options, there are plenty of choices for places to lay your head after a day on the water. There is a broad spectrum of fish species to entice most any angler. Bass, trout, walleye, catfish, sunfish and northern pike all reside here and compete for the plentiful food supply. Rocky shorelines, a few docks and plenty of brush provide cover for the fish and baitfish that make this a great fishing lake.
Primary fish species residing in Lake McConaughy
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake McConaughy Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Cedar Vue Campground - 308 284-8800
Eagle Canyon Hideaway Campground - 308 287-2673
Arthur Bay Campground - 308 284-8800
Lake View Campground - 308 284-4965
Spillway Bay Campground - 308 284-8800
Lake McConaughy NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Ogallala, NE 69153