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Fishing for smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch, striped bass and wiper at Sutherland Reservoir in Nebraska.

Open for access by all boats, Sutherland Reservoir is a great place to enjoy water sports in the southwest part of Nebraska. This 3,000-acre lake is also a great fishery with multiple fish species. Trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, white bass, wiper, sunfish and striped bass are caught here. Fishing from shore, canoes, kayaks or fancy fishing boats all works here. With quick access off I-80, and plenty of camping spots, this is an easy getaway for a family vacation or a quick fishing trip. Three boat ramps and two docks are available for public use.

Primary fish species residing in Sutherland Reservoir

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Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Bluegill White Bass Yellow Perch Striped bass

Sutherland Reservoir Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Sutherland Reservoir Campground - 308 535-8025

Oregon Trail Park Campground - 308 386-4653

Sutherland Reservoir NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Sutherland Reservoir
Sutherland Reservoir State Recreation Area
301 East State Farm Rd.
North Platte, NE 69101
308 535-8025

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