Featured Fishing Spot

Carrot Lake - Cook County

May 2012


Location: 15.9 miles north on Gun Flint Trail (Co. Rd. 12); 4 miles northeast on Greenwood Road (USFS 309); 5 miles north on Shoe Lake Road (SUFS 313); undeveloped trail access on south side of the road, Map This link leads to an external site.

Species present: brook trout

Maximum Depth: 17 feet

Fishing Pier: No, shore fishing access from the trail and nearby campsites  

Wheelchair access: No

Bus Stop: No

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: No

Parking: Yes, 4 car parking lot at trailhead

Picnic: No

Grills: No

Playground: No

Other activities: Some basic campsites nearby

Agency: US Forest Service Gun Flint Ranger District This link leads to an external site.

Comments: For more information you can view the DNR LakeFinder listing for Carrot Lake

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