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OMAHA RESERVOIR


Lake Information

County: Gallatin

Acreage: 22

Average Depth: 6.99 feet

Shoreline Length: 1 miles



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Species

Rank

Fish Status

BLUEGILL

Good

Bluegill size structure remains constant as most catchable fish are between 5.5 and 7.5 inches.

CHANNEL CATFISH

Good

Anglers continue to report good catches of channel catfish. Many fish reported and collected duringsampling surveys are 16 inches or better.

CRAPPIE

Fair

Black and white crappie are present in Omaha City Reservoir and fishing as reported from anglers has been fair. Anglers should target crappie around structure using minnows and jigs.

LARGEMOUTH BASS

Fair

Many fish between 0.5 to 1.0 pound are present with larger bass sampled and reportedly being caught by anglers.

Location: Omaha City Reservoir is a small reservoir (22 acres) located 1 mile west of the City of Omaha in Gallatin County.

Description: Omaha City Reservoir was constructed by the damming of an unnamed stream in 1964 to create a potable water supply for the city. In 2002 the City converted to well water and the reservoir is no longer used as a primary water source. Omaha City Reservoir has a surface area of 22 acres, a maximum depth of 16 feet, and an average depth of 7 feet. The reservoir has a storage capacity of 184 acre feet and a shoreline distance of approximately 1.0 mile.

Contact Information:
IDNR District Biologist
Kurt Daine
618-949-3432