Big Alkali Lake

Details

Location:
Valentine, NE
United States United States
Coordinates:
42.6313, -100.6123
Distance:
842 Acres
Description:

Big Alkali is located 16 miles South of Valentine on Hwy 83 and 4 miles West on 16B.

There is an 842 surface acre natural sand hill lake that is excellent for vacationing and water skiing. Big Alkali is not a refuge lake and does not have a outboard motor restriction on it. The Alkali Fish Camp is at the entrance to the lake and has cabins for rent, gas, groceries supplies and a bait and tackle store. This camp is located close to all the refuge lakes and keeps updated on the fishing. In 2001 the boat ramp facilities were improved.

Bluegill, carp,

channel catfish, black crappie, largemouth

bass, northern pike, and yellow perch can be caught here.

Snowmobiles and ATVs allowed on ice.

Aquatic vegetation:

An abundance of aquatic vegetation.

Cover/Structure:

Coves, ledges, shoreline brush, weedlines.

Tips/Tactics:

Current management activities and regulations are fairly restrictive--minimum length limit of 15 inches on largemouth bass, all pike larger than 28 inches must be released.

We found the fish not particular to any special bait. Bass and Northern Pike were taken on spoons, Cranks Baits. Large Bluegill were taken on small jigs, spinners, and nightcrawlers. The

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Power Boats Allowed, Swimming Area, Disabled access, Shore fishing access, Camping, Restrooms, Beach, Wading
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Map

Map for 42.6313, -100.6123
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Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Carpcommon-219-fwsw

Carp, Common (Cyprinus Carpio)

Blackcrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Northernpike-240-fwsw

Northern Pike (Esox lucius)

Freshwater
Yellowperch-240-fw

Perch, Yellow (Perca flavescens)

Freshwater

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fishing spot.

Lodges

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Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.