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Activities at Anderson Lake SFWA

Boating
The area has boat docks and two public boat ramps.
 
Camping
The Class C campgrounds on the west bank of the lake provides for both tents and trailers. A sanitary dump station also is available.
 
Fishing
Crappie, bluegill, bullhead, bass and channel cat fishing is consistently good in early and late spring. Ice fishing for crappie and bluegill is also popular.
 
Hunting
Mallards and wood ducks are the primary species of waterfowl. The area provides blind sites for waterfowl hunting in the fall months. Upland game consisting of rabbit, quail and squirrel also is open to hunting. Dove hunting is available on agricultural fields planted in sunflowers and wheat if river levels permit. Deer may be taken by bow and arrow. Check with the site superintendent for specific times and dates. Hunter Fact Sheet
 
Picnicking
The site has several picnic areas, with two shelters, tables and drinking water.