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Del Clarke Lake

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Has anyone fished this lake? Does it get Green in rhe mid summer? I am looking for a place to go around this area in the beginning of July. We want to fish, and the kids wanna swim. Any other suggestions for places to go?

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I fished this lake for the first time back in September. It was incredibly weedy and tough to fish. However, last summer was a year with very low water and very high temps. I'm sure most years aren't that bad. My buddy did catch about a 20" plus largemouth, casting a buzz bait. There are suppose to be decent walleye and panfish in there also. I live just 30 miles from there but still head to the Alexandria area every chance I get.

Good luck if you go.

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I used to fish this lake quite a bit when i lived down there. the bottom is a sandy bottom if i remember right its 30' at its deepest. there is decent panfish action by the bridge on the south side of the lake, walleyes were decent, big northerns. they used to stock it with trout but what i heard there wasn't enough structure or the right structure for the trout to have a productive spawn. they have a nice swimming beach and plenty of camping area. overall i would have to give the lake a 6-7 on a scale of 1-10.

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