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HENNEPIN CANAL


Lake Information

County: Bureau

Acreage: 925

Recreational Amenities

Boat Fishing? 10hp

Boat Ramps? Yes

Boat Rental? No

Skiing? No

Swimming? No

Picnicking? Yes

Camping? Yes

  Trout stocked in fall

  Trout stocked in spring


There are no zebra mussels in this lake.

Location: This 104.5 linear park spans 5 counties (Rock Island, Henry, Bureau, Lee and Whiteside).

Description: The Canal is 925 acres with an average depth of 5 feet. The Canal is 104.5 miles long and averages about 90 feet across. The majority is accessible to bank angling. There is a 93 mile multi-use trail.

There were 4 tournaments held on this waterbody in 2017.

Species Total Fish Caught
Bluegill 267
Largemouth Bass 112

Top 5 Largemouth Bass caught on this waterbody in 2017 tournaments:

1     3.53 lbs
2     3.41 lbs
3     3.31 lbs
4     3.31 lbs
5     3.25 lbs

Top 5 Bag Weights of Largemouth Bass caught on this waterbody in 2017 tournaments:

1     88.44 lbs
2     88.38 lbs
3     64.94 lbs
4     0.00 lbs

Interested in participating in one of these public tournaments? Contact us with tournament ID for more information.

2018 – 2019 Approved or Pending Tournaments
Start Date End Date
(if different from start)
ID Approval Ramp Location Bank/Boat
Hook/Bow
Max Boats Species Open to Public?
January-1911195PendingGeneseo Ramp bank
hook
0Bluegill
Crappie
Yes
April-0612043PendingMineral Ramp bank
hook
0Sauger
Walleye
Walleye/Sauger Hybrid
Yes
June-0811199PendingGeneseo Ramp bank
hook
0Bluegill
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
Yes
June-1511201PendingGeneseo Ramp bank
hook
0Bluegill
Crappie
Largemouth Bass
Yes