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Scharnberg Pond

General Information

County: Clay
Location: 3m E Everly
Acres: 10.00
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Amenities at Scharnberg Pond include:

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    Fishing Forecast

    Scharnberg Pond will provide anglers quality fishing throughout the 2014 fishing season. Largemouth bass anglers will note a catch dominated by fish just under the 15 inch length limit, however persistence and patience will be rewarded with legal size and larger fish being caught. Anglers are reminded to practice catch and release of this important predator species at Scharnberg Park Pond. Bluegill anglers will find good opportunities at Scharnberg Park Pond during the 2014 fishing season. Early season (May - June, 2014) will produce a catch dominated by angler acceptable size and larger bluegill common within the catch. Continued good growth of the Scharnberg Park Pond bluegill population should produce good numbers of quality (6.0 - 7.9 inches) sized fish for the fall (2014) and winter seasons. Channel catfish anglers will find good opportunities for superb angling during the 2014 season and beyond. Currently, quality numbers of angler acceptable sized fish 17 inches and larger are available. (2014)


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