About Wells Lake
A popular fishing destination in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley.
People Often Fish Here For:
The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.
The flathead catfish is a popular food fish has an excellent flavor.
The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.
The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms. It is native to the west coast of North America from southern Alaska to Mexico.
The bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species you can find in North America. And is a fish that has become increasingly popular among fly fishing anglers.
The brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.
This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).
Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.
Nearby Points of Interest
Suggested Boat Ramps
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Conservation Through Participation
You can help support and protect our aquatic natural resources by simply going fishing and boating. Buying a fishing license, respecting other anglers, practicing catch and release, being mindful of water conservation, keeping the environment around us clean and fishing responsibly are just some of the ways you can participate.
Responsible Fishing Starts With You
Learn more about how fish populations and habitats are managed, the connection between fishing and water quality, and the importance of fishing laws.