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Otter Tail Lake Fishing

Otter Tail Lake (56024200) is located about seven miles east of Fergus Falls and three miles north of Battle Lake in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Otter Tail Lake is part of the Otter Tail River chain of lakes. Rush, Big Pine, and Little Pine Lakes are located upstream and Deer, East Lost, and West Lost lakes are located downstream. Otter Tail Lake has a maximum depth of 120 feet, and a surface area of 13,725 acres. Water clarity is 10.5 ft.

The Minnesota DNR maintains three concrete public access ramps, on the east shoreline off County Hwy 78, on the west shoreline off County Hwy 72, and along the north shoreline off County Rd 1.

Otter Tail is a popular lake for both open water and winter fishing. Known primarily as a walleye lake, Otter Tail is also one of the few lakes in the area that supports a yellow perch fishery. Otter Tail Lake was stocked in 2011 with 1,044 lake sturgeon fingerlings and 5,258,000 walleye fry.

There are a number of fish varieties at Otter Tail Lake, including: bluegill, brown bullhead, common carp, lake sturgeon, northern pike, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, shorthead redhorse, smallmouth bass, tullibee (cisco), walleye, white sucker, yellow bullhead, and yellow perch.

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Otter Tail Lake Fishing Weather

Current ConditionsLocal Time is 4:36 pm CDT
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Temperature 79° F Sunrise 6:00 pm
Feels Like 79° F Sunset 6:00 pm
Barometer 30.03 W Wind 9 mph
Dewpoint 59° F Gusts none
Humidity 51% Visibility 10 miles
Reported at Wadena Municipal Airport, MN Jul 31 2014, 3:53 pm CDT

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Otter Tail Lake Fishing - 56024200 - Minnesota Lakes Fishing Update 31 Jul 2014