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Lake Auburn

Carver County - Minnesota
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Frequently Asked Questions About Lake Auburn, MN


How big is Lake Auburn?
Lake Auburn is approximately 291 sq acres (1.2 sq km) in size with 4 miles (6.8 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Lake Auburn?
Lake Auburn is approximately 84 feet (25.6 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 23 feet (7.0 m).

What kind of fish can you catch in Lake Auburn?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Bullhead, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Bowfin, Brown Bullhead, Carp, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Walleye, Yellow Bullhead and Yellow Perch in Lake Auburn.

Other fish species in the lake include Bluntnose Minnow, Central Mudminnow, Golden Shiner, Green Sunfish, Hybrid Sunfish, Iowa Darter, Johnny Darter, Tadpole Madtom and White Sucker.



Are there fishing guides or charters for Lake Auburn?
Yes! There are fishing guides and charters for Lake Auburn and/or the surrounding area.

What are the closest cities to Lake Auburn?
Nearby cities and towns include Victoria, MN, St. Bonifacius, MN and Mound, MN.

Are there places to stay in the Lake Auburn area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Lake Auburn and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there topographical lake maps available Lake Auburn?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Lake Auburn (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

Are there boat launches on Lake Auburn?
We know of 1 public boat launch on Lake Auburn. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Are there places to eat and drink near Lake Auburn?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

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What aquatic invasive species are found in Lake Auburn?
There are some aquatic invasive species found in Lake Auburn including Eurasian watermilfoil.

Join us in the fight to prevent the spread of invasive species These sneaky creatures can hitch a ride on boats, clinging onto propellers, anchor lines, and trailers. They can even survive in hidden places like bilge water and ballast tanks, or disguise themselves in dirt and sand that sticks to nets, buckets, anchors, and waders. But don't worry, we have the power to stop them in their tracks with just a few simple steps. So let's do our part and protect our waters from these unwanted invaders.


History & Status of the Fishery

Auburn Lake is a 261- acre lake, located near the town of Victoria in Carver County. Three Rivers Park District owns a large portion of the shoreline. A boat access, two fishing piers, and a beach are available within the park. As with other parks in this system, a fee is required to park vehicle-boat trailer combinations. The lake is composed of two distinct basins; the west basin reaches a maximum depth of 84 feet, and the east basin reaches a maximum depth of 34 feet. Auburn Lake is primarily managed for its largemouth bass and northern pike populations. The Minnesota state record largemouth bass was caught from Auburn Lake on October 5, 2005. The fish measured 23.5 inches, weighed 8 pounds 15 ounces, and had a girth of 18 inches.

Electrofishing during the spring targeted the largemouth bass population. While the average length of bass was only 11.7 inches, the largest bass measured 21.3 inches in length. Twenty-one percent of bass sampled were greater than 16 inches.

Northern pike were abundant during the summer population assessment. The number per gillnet was 14.8, well above the average of 3.8 for similar lakes. Twenty-five percent of northern pike sampled with gillnets were greater than 24 inches, with the largest fish measuring 29.9 inches.

The relative abundance of bluegill has increased from 53.1 fish per trap net in 2006 to 77.3 fish per trap net in 2012. This catch rate is well above average for this type of lake. Eighty-eight percent of trap-netted bluegill were between 6.0 and 7.0 inches, with the largest bluegill measuring 8.2 inches.

Black crappie were caught at a rate of 12.5 fish per gillnet, which is above average for this type of lake. The fish were on the small side, with the average fish measuring 6.7 inches and weighing 0.16 lbs. Only 9.6% of fish sampled were 8 inches or longer, with the largest crappie measuring 8.7 inches.

One walleye was sampled in a trapnet. It measured 19.7 inches and weighed 2.89 pounds. Planned or permitted stocking of walleye has not occurred in over 35 years; origin of this fish is unknown.

Other species sampled included black bullhead, bowfin, pumpkinseed sunfish, hybrids of sunfish species, and common carp.



What is the average air temp for Lake Auburn?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Lake Auburn? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 29°F (-2°C) to a low around 12°F (-11°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
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DISTANCE ACRES MAX DEPTH
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Church Lake 1.2 mi 16 54 ft
Steiger Lake 1.4 mi 166 37 ft
Lake Zumbra 1.5 mi 271 58 ft
Stone Lake 1.6 mi 96 30 ft
Wassermann Lake 1.8 mi 170 41 ft
Turbid Lake 1.9 mi 39 37 ft
Schutz Lake 2.1 mi 106 49 ft
Parley Lake 2.4 mi 258 18 ft
Piersons Lake 2.4 mi 267 40 ft
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