1 mile northeast of Corning
Amenities at Binder Lake include:
- Boat Access
- Picnic Area
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
Largemouth bass of all sizes were sampled in good numbers. Bluegills sampled were small and in moderate to high abundance. Crappie sample was fair with most fish ranging from 8 to 9 inches. Gizzard shad were also sampled for the first time at Binder Lake. Plans are set for a low dose renovation to remove gizzard shad. (2012)
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