fishing at Harlan County Lake

Fishing

In Harlan County lakes and rivers you'll find walleye, wipers, northern pike, largemouth bass, white bass, crappie, and catfish. Several fishing tournaments are held in Harlan County each year.

fishing at Harlan County Reservoir

upcoming events

Labor Day Weekend Sep. 1 to Sep. 5, 2017 more
Stamford Pork Days Sep. 23 to Sep. 24, 2017 more
Applefest Oct. 7, 2017 more
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Fishing Harlan County, NE

fishing in Harlan County, NE Fishing is fantastic at Harlan County Lake! Fishing starts in early spring with the walleye spawn along the dam and the catfish run up the Republican River. The lake offers the year-round angler walleye, wipers, northern pike, largemouth bass, white bass, crappie, and catfish. 
Master Angler trophies are taken from both the river and the lake.

Don’t miss these tournaments!

Harlan Anglers Walleye Club Walleye Fishing Tournament; 308-928-2158
Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament; 308-928-2021
Annual Mixed Bag Fishing Tournament; 308-799-2755
Kittyville Fishing Tournament; 308-799-2755
Annual 2-Man Catfish Tournament; 308-799-2755

Fishing Reports

Several local businesses offer updated fishing
reports and information on fishing tournaments:

Fisherman’s Corner: 308-928-2158, fishermanscornerharlan.com link opens in a new window
North Shore Marina: 308-799-2375, harlanlake.com link opens in a new window
Patterson Harbor: 308-799-4600, pattersonharbor.com link opens in a new window
Tall Tales: 308-799-2755, talltalestackleandhunting.com link opens in a new window
Sportsmen's Apartments: 308-799-2073, sportsmenapartments.com link opens in a new window