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Ann Lake

Kanabec County - Minnesota
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Frequently Asked Questions About Ann Lake, MN


How big is Ann Lake?
Ann Lake is approximately 653 sq acres (2.6 sq km) in size with 11 miles (18.3 km) of shoreline.

How deep is Ann Lake?
Ann Lake is approximately 17 feet (5.2 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Ann Lake?
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, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Walleye, White Crappie, Yellow Bullhead and Yellow Perch in Ann Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Blackchin Shiner, Common Shiner, Emerald Shiner, Fathead Minnow, Freshwater Drum, Golden Redhorse, Golden Shiner, Greater Redhorse, Hornyhead Chub, Hybrid Sunfish, Johnny Darter, Logperch, Shorthead Redhorse, Tadpole Madtom and White Sucker.



Are there places to stay in the Ann Lake 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! Ann Lake 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 Ann Lake?
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 Ann Lake (.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 Ann Lake?
We know of 1 public boat launch on Ann Lake. 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 Ann Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

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Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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History & Status of the Fishery

Ann is a 653 acre lake in Kanabec County managed primarily for Walleye and Northern Pike. The water level is maintained by a Division of Fish and Wildlife sheet piling dam on the north end of the lake. Lakeshore development is relatively light due largely to the wildlife management area on the southeast and northeast shores. Shallow water substrates are dominated by sand but water quality can be an issue. Like most shallow fertile lakes, Ann is subject to fairly heavy algae blooms in summer which limit water clarity. An additional concern is curly-leaf pondweed densities in late spring and early summer. There is currently only one public boat access on the lake with limited parking. Although natural Walleye reproduction likely occurs, 300 pounds of Walleye fingerlings are stocked every fall.

Ann Lake receives high fishing pressure at times, especially when the panfish bite is hot. Although the abundance of Black Crappie and Bluegill is normal compared to similar lakes, both have had higher catch rates in previous assessments. Nonetheless, anglers can expect quality fishing for both species. During the May netting crappies averaged 9.6 inches with fish over 12 inches present. Bluegills ranged up to 10.6 inches with a third of the catch exceeding 8 inches.

The Northern Pike catch rate increased compared to the 2010 assessment but remains below the normal range for the lake type. Northerns ranged from 17.5 to 31.2 inches. The bulk of the pike captured were young fish less than 23 inches in length. Walleye abundance continues to trend downward despite the switch to annual fingerling stocking in 2010. However, the catch rate is still typical for the lake class. Lengths ranged from 9.3 to 23.3 inches with a 1.1 pound average. Trends in both Walleye and Northern Pike abundance have closely followed that of the Yellow Perch population. One fourth of the perch catch exceeded 8 inches in length, an acceptable size for some anglers.


What is the average air temp for Ann Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Ann Lake? 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 26°F (-3°C) to a low around 6°F (-14°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.

Are there any state parks near Ann Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Ann Lake.

For more Minnesota State Park information see our State Park Guide.

Ann Lake Reviews
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paul t.
3 star rating
caught a couple of 'gills and a perch by the inlet one winter morning before deciding to head over to knife lake. Looks like a nice lake, and I'd like to give it a good try some day...wish I lived closer.
Reviewed Jan 27, 2004

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