Carroll Lake


Largemouth Bass: No creel or length limit and only one fish greater than 18 inches in length may be harvested per day.
Bluegill/Redear: 20 per day in combination, no length limit.
Crappie (all species): No creel limit; no length limit.
Blue/Channel Catfish: 5 per day in combination, no length limit.
Walleye: 16-inch minimum length limit, 5 fish creel limit.

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What you can catch

Fish Species Found

You can find Largemouth bass,  crappie,  bluegill, redear sunfish,  walleye, blue & channel catfish at Carroll Lake.

Fishing Tips:

  • Plastic worms worked slowly are usually effective for bass when the water temperature is below 55 degrees.
  • When water temperatures warm to above 55 degrees, try small crayfish-colored Rat-L-Traps to fish in shallow water in early mornings and late afternoons.
  • Fish deeper and around cover during the midday hours.

Contact Information

Region 1 Office: 731-423-5725
Toll-Free:  800-372-3928
E-mail the office

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