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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, redear sunfish, wiper and muskie at Wagon Train Lake in Nebraska.

For those who enjoy slower-paced water sport activities, Wagon Train Lake is an ideal getaway. All boats are allowed on the lake, but a 5-mile per hour speed limit is in force everywhere on the lake. This 315-acre lake located in the southeast corner of the state, is ideal for kayaks, canoes and non-powered boats of all kinds. Here, one can fish without the disturbance of fast boats, jet skis and water skiers. The lake has multiple species of fish - muskie, walleye, wiper, bass, crappie and various sunfish populate the lake in healthy quantities. There is a nice boat ramp with a dock on the east side of the lake where Park Road intersects the lake. Over one-hundred camp sites, some with hookups for RV's, are available for camping nearby the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Wagon Train Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Redear Sunfish Muskie

Wagon Train Lake Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Wagon Train Lake SRA Campground - 402 471-0641

Wagon Train Dam-Site 8 Park Campground - 402 471-0641

Wagon Train Lake NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Wagon Train Lake
Wagon Train Lake State Recreation Area
3019 Apple St
Lincoln, NE 68503
402 471-0641

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Fishing at Wagon Train Lake, in Nebraska.