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Carter Lake

Status:  Log in or Register... 08.16.21
Water Tmp:  09.22.21
Level:  09.16.21
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Carter Lake: 09.16.21
Carter Lake on FishExplorer has 501 historic conditions reports, 320 historic water temperature updates, 223 historic status updates, 361 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Kev-oRegional Editor:
Kevin OKonek
Fish Species in Carter Lake:
Black Crappie, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, (Log in for full fish species list)
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Carter Lake
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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Carter Lake is one of two main project storage reservoirs in the east slope distribution system. It is home to several species including largemouth bass, trout, yellow perch, splake and kokanee. With three boat ramps available, the facilities accommodate an extremely busy summer season. Numerous campgrounds are scattered all around the lake, many offering electrical hookups and shaded sites. The ... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

Drive west of Loveland on U.S. Highway 34 to mile marker #85. Watch for the 'Carter Lake' sign.
Turn left (south) onto County Road 29. Go 2 miles and turn right (west) onto County Road 18E. Go west another 2 miles. Watch for the park signs.
At County Road 31 turn left and stop to purchase park entrance permits at the entrance station on your right or at The Bison Visitor Center. Continue south on County Road 31 another 2 miles to Carter Lake, campgrounds, marina, and swim beach.

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Carter Lake Stocking 2018 to 2020
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Lake Class: 1
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