Fish Trap Lake

1,164 acres | 1 public access | 13.12 miles of shoreline

Fish Trap Lake Cushing MN

Extremely picturesque, Fish Trap Lake is made up of many beautiful bays, islands, and points. The views are breathtaking. Many Bald Eagles make their home along the shores and can be seen soaring almost every summer day. Deer come to the shoreline for a drink while loons swim by, mothers carrying their young on their backs.

Fish Trap Lake has 13.12 miles of shoreline and 1,163.81 acres of recreational pleasure. The deepest point is 42 feet, located just off the northeast shore. It has a median depth of 20.5 feet. Approximately 30 percent of Fish Trap Lake is less than 15 feet. The public access is located on the west shore off County Road 20 (Azure Road) with a double-wide concrete ramp, loading dock, and parking for 24 rigs.

This beautiful lake has always been known for its great fishing with walleye and largemouth bass the most abundant species. Walleyes are stocked by the Department of Natural Resources yearly, with an average size of two pounds and five to six pounds being very common. Bass in the four-pound class are common with some six-plus pounders caught each year. Crappie, northern pike, and panfish also abound in Fish Trap Lake. The lake offers a variety of challenging structures with steep shoreline breaks, sunken islands, rocky flats, and a 10 to 14-foot weed line.

Whether you want to build sand castles on the beach, catch your first fish, catch the trophy of a lifetime, or view the scenic landscape from your lounge chair, Fish Trap Lake is a great choice. Discover a warm, carefree vacation at one of the resorts or the campground. It’ll be an experience you will always remember.

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