1 mile south of Thayer
Amenities at Thayer Lake include:
- Boat Access
- Picnic Area
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Carry Down Boat Launch
Thayer Lake was renovated four years prior to this sample. Catfish were sampled in low numbers. Bluegills were sampled in high numbers with most fish ranging between 5 to 7.5 inches, and largemouth bass were sampled in good numbers. Most bass sampled were below 14 inches.(2011)
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