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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, walleye and bluegill at Wehrspann Lake in Nebraska.

Wehrspann Lake, NE

Located in the southwest outskirts of Omaha near the eastern border of NE, Wehrspann Lake is a 245-acre reservoir with easy walking access. The lake is surrounded by the extensive Omaha Metro Trails System which makes it easy to access the shoreline for fishing from the bank.

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Wehrspann Lake, located near Omaha, Nebraska, is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. Spanning over 250 acres, this picturesque lake offers excellent fishing opportunities. Wehrspann Lake is known for its diverse fish population, making it a sought-after spot for anglers of all levels. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, and walleye. Anglers can explore the lake's shoreline, submerged structures, and weed beds to target these prized fish.

The lake has a population of bass, catfish, crappie, walleye and sunfish. There is a nice boat launch and dock at the Chalco Hills Recreation Area. The lake has a 5-mph speed limit so it is a great lake for canoes, kayaks, electric-motor boats and other non-powered boats.

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Primary fish species residing in Wehrspann Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill

Wehrspann Lake Amenities

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

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While Wehrspann Lake does not allow motorized boating, it offers opportunities for non-motorized boating activities such as kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. Boaters can enjoy a peaceful experience on the lake, taking in the serene surroundings and enjoying the tranquility of the water. It provides an ideal setting for those seeking a calm and relaxing boating adventure.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Wehrspann Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Chalco Hills Recreation Road #8, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Camping options are not available directly at Wehrspann Lake. However, the lake is part of the Chalco Hills Recreation Area, which offers a campground with amenities such as tent sites, RV hookups, and access to hiking trails and picnic areas. Camping in this nearby area provides an opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the surroundings and enjoy outdoor activities.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

The nearest campground is the West Omaha / NE Lincoln KOA Holiday Campground about ten miles southwest of the lake - 402 332-3010

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Contact Information

Wehrspann Lake
Chalco Hills Recreation Area
8901 S 154th St
Omaha, NE 68138
402 444-6222


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Wehrspann Lake in Nebraska.

Fishing at Wehrspann Lake, in Nebraska.

Crappie, walleye and sunfish fishing in southwest NE.