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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill and northern pike at Lake Wanahoo in Nebraska.

Lake Wanahoo, NE

A no-wake lake for fishing in calm waters, Lake Wanahoo offers a nice choice of species for anglers. Walleye, catfish, bass, crappie, sunfish and northern pike are plentiful in this serene fishing lake. Northern pike are catch-and-release only.

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Lake Wanahoo, located near Wahoo, Nebraska, is a beloved destination for fishing enthusiasts. Spanning over 700 acres, this scenic lake offers excellent fishing opportunities. Lake Wanahoo is known for its diverse fish population, making it a popular spot for anglers of all levels. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, and walleye. Anglers can explore the lake's shoreline, submerged structures, and weed beds to target these prized fish.

The lake has plenty of cover with brush, trees and rocky shorelines for fish to use as cover. This 637-acre lake is located one mile north of Wahoo, NE, and has well over one-hundred campsites ranging from tent sites to RV spaces with electrical hookups. Excellent boat ramps make launching all types of watercraft from canoes and kayaks to fishing boats and pontoon boats. Numerous fishing jetties, two of which are handicap accessible, provide anglers an expanded experience for fishing from shore. Additionally, much of the shoreline is accessible via roads and walkways.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake Wanahoo

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Largemouth bass Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Northern pike

Lake Wanahoo Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NO

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Camping options are available near Lake Wanahoo, allowing visitors to extend their stay and fully embrace the natural beauty of the area. The lake offers a campground with amenities such as tent sites, RV hookups, and access to hiking trails and picnic areas. Camping near Lake Wanahoo provides the opportunity to wake up to serene lake views, enjoy outdoor activities, and experience the tranquility of the surroundings.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Campground - 402 471-0641

Lake Wanahoo NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Wanahoo
Lake Wanahoo State Recreation
Wahoo, NE 68066
402 471-0641


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Lake Wanahoo in Nebraska.

Fishing at Lake Wanahoo, in Nebraska.

Walleye, catfish, bass, sunfish and northern pike fishing in eastern NE.