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Douglas State Fishing Lake
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DOUGLAS STATE FISHING LAKE
DOUGLAS STATE FISHING LAKE
Acquisition: The Forestry, Fish and Game Commission of Kansas purchased 718 acres in 1960. Construction of the lake was completed in 1963.

Area Description: Douglas State Fishing Lake is 180 acres in size and contains a variety of man-made fish habitat throughout. The lake is surrounded by a 538-acre Wildlife Area.

The Lake has fair to good populations of channel catfish , flathead catfish, and common carp are found in the lake. Other fish species include largemouth bass, bluegill, and white crappie .

Fishing piers, two boat ramps with floating docks, primitive camping areas, four vault restrooms, and picnic tables are provided for area users.


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
May 20 needs more catfish
Ive been hoing here for a long time and there used to be plenty of catfish now all i can catch is bass thay should put more catfish in
May 26 Nice Area Close To Home
Would it be Possible to Have Trash Containers Around the Lake. Is There A Group of volunteers That Gather Once In Awhile to Clean-Up The Area? Just Asking My Wife And I Would Like To Help.
August 9 Help keep it clean by frosty92
LOve this lake great fish to be caught, 10 lb channellcat all day

Area Campgrounds
Lawrence KOA Kampground
1473 Highway 40
Lawrence, KS
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Directions
Douglas State Fishing Lake is located approximately 1 mile north and 2 miles east of Baldwin City alongside a county road.

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