July 29, 2014

Lake Wannahoo opens Saturday

After more than ten years in the making the much anticipated opening of Lake Wannahoo is Saturday. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission spokesman Greg Wagner says this is truly a spectacular facility.

Wagner says “It was built for flood control on the sand creek watershed just north of Wahoo but all folks that enjoy outdoor recreation will really enjoy it. It’s got a great fishery. It has primitive and modern camping available. No wake boating. It has a trail around the lake. It has a picnic area. It has a day use area.”

Wagner says Lake Wannahoo also has an excellent aquatic habitat and structure with nearly all the major game fish except channel catfish.

Park permits and fishing licenses are required. There is no live bait fish but night crawlers are allowed. All northern pike are catch and release.

Lake Wannahoo is located north of Wahoo in Saunders County. It is located west of Highway 77 on County Road M.