Camp Ernst Lake


As part of the Fishing in the Neighborhoods (FINS) program, this lake is regularly stocked with catchable-size catfish up to four times annually. Additionally, this lake is stocked with rainbow trout in the spring and fall. Largemouth bass and sunfish are regularly sampled and stocked if necessary.

Camp Ernst Lake 2-ft Contours in Google maps!

Note: 25 acre lake. Hours: Daylight hours only. Boating allowed, no gas motors. Possession or use of live shad for bait is prohibited at all FINs lakes.


Special Fishing Regulations for Camp Ernst Lake

SpeciesRegulation DescriptionNotesKRSKAR
LARGEMOUTH BASSMust be 15 inches or over - Limit 1 per angler 
RAINBOW TROUTLimit 5 per angler 
BLUEGILLLimit 15 per angler, Bluegill and all other sunfish combined 
HYBRID SUNFISHLimit 15 per angler, Bluegill and all other sunfish combined 
CHANNEL CATFISHLimit 4 per angler, channel catfish and blue catfish combined 
BLUE CATFISHLimit 4 per angler, channel catfish and blue catfish combined 

Miscellaneous


Fishing Forecast

Access Sites (Click the Access Site Name for More Info)

Handicap Accessible Only:

Access Type

NameMap RefTypeRamp SurfaceFeeMarinaCounty
Camp Ernst Lake    Any trailerable recreational boatPavedNo NoneBoone
Camp Ernst Lake Fishing Pier    Fishing PierPavedNo NoneBoone