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Elkhorn Lake - Regulations

Trout

  • Stocked from October through May
  • Trout license is required to fish these waters from October 1 through June 15.
  • A National Forest Stamp is required.

Catfish

  • Creel limit of four fish per day was placed on channel catfish in 1997 to help create and maintain better catfish angling.

Bass

  • A 14-inch minimum length limit was placed on largemouth to maintain an abundance of bass to help "thin out" the sunfish to promote better growth and size in sunfish.