Picnic grounds at lake Gillespie

Gillespie Lakes

Image of man holding up a fish

Enjoy a Day of Fishing

All Fish – 2 pole and line fishing only.
Channel Catfish – 6 fish daily creel limit. 12" length limit
Largemouth Bass – 12"-15” slot length limit ; 3 fish daily creel limit.


​All persons must possess a valid fishing license for the state
No fishing from the dam or docks where posted
No jug or trout line fishing permitted
No cleaning fish in campground area

​AREA – 71 acres ; shoreline length 5 miles ; watershed 3,300 acres; maximum depth 21 feet ; average depth 8.8 feet

Fishing Fun on the Lakes

Anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie and Yellow Bullhead.