Fishing At Calamus Reservoir
AKA: Calamus Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch, muskie, wiper and northern pike at Calamus Reservoir in Nebraska.
A very popular place for outdoor activities in Nebraska is centered around the friendly waters of Calamus Reservoir. This 5,200-acre lake in found in the sandhills area, in central Nebraska, within Calamus State Recreation Area. While this area offers camping, hiking and picnicking, the lake is the draw and provides for some great boating and fishing. Walleye, white bass and catfish are the primary targets here, but there is plenty of bass, sunfish, muskie and northern pike fishing here as well. A store, fishing tackle, boat rentals, and bar and grill are all located near the lake for your convenience.
Primary fish species residing in Calamus Reservoir
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Calamus Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Husker Marine Sport Shop
Rentals: Fishing boats, kayaks, canoes and pontoons
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Buckshot Bay Boat Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off S Lake Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Homestead Knolls Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Dam Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Nunda Shoal Campground Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, southwest side, off S Lake Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Valleyview Flat Campground
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Highway 96, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Calamus Reservoir SRA Campground - 308 346-5666
Homestead Knolls Campground - 308 346-5666
Nunda Shoal Campground - 308 346-5666
Valley View Flat Campground - 308 346-5666
Calamus Reservoir NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area
42285 York Point Rd
Burwell, NE 68823
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Calamus Reservoir in Nebraska.
General Fishing Info
Fishing at Calamus Reservoir, in Nebraska.
Walleye, white bass and catfish fishing in central NE.