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McColl Pond

Location: Savage, Community Park and Environmental Learning Center, 13500 Dakota Avenue South

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish

McColl Pond.

Depth: 11 feet

Size: 22 acres

Recent fish stocking

Wheelchair access: Good

MTC bus: Route 421 and 464

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Excellent

Picnic: Yes

Grills: Yes

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Ball fields, picnic shelter, picnic tables, walking path

Agency: City of Savage Parks and Recreation DepartmentThis link leads to an external site. (952) 224-3420

Fishing pier: Yes

location map for McColl

Comments: Enjoy many learning opportunities at McColl Pond in the City of Savage.  Walking trails weave through native prairie landscapes exposing youth to habitat and wildlife they may not experience anywhere else in the Twin Cities.  Fishing at McColl Pond may result in an excited child catching Bluegills, Largemouth Bass and Channel Catfish.

More information about McColl Pond

2016 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
McColl Pond Black Crappie medium 6.2 11.2
(Scott) Bluegill high 5.2 6.5
07/20/2016 Channel Catfish low 17.7 18.9
  Golden Shiner low 7.5 7.5
  Hybrid Sunfish low 5.8 7.1
  Largemouth Bass low 14.7 18.3
  Northern Pike low 22.1 22.1
  Pumpkinseed medium 5.6 6.9