Rules & Regulations


In addition to Fairfield Parks and Recreation Board Sites Rules and Regulations, the following Fishing Lake Rules will be enforced:

  • Fishing Tickets are non-transferable.
  • No rain checks are enforced.
  • No refunds, all sales are final.
  • Limit 2 poles per Adult and Youth ticket, child limited to 1 pole. Additional pole tickets may be purchased.
  • Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A ticket is required for all persons on the lake during overnight fishing.
  • Throw and trot lines are not allowed.
  • A total of 8 fish may be kept per ticket, excluding carp and bluegill.
  • All fish over 25 pounds remain property of the lake and must be released after weighing in.
  • No purchasing or trading of fish is allowed.
  • All fish must be checked in at the bait house prior to leaving the park.
  • Fishermen catching or possessing any fish over the daily bag/possession limit will be charged Market Price per fish.
  • All vehicles must be parked in the parking lot.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on premises.
  • Glass containers are not allowed on the premises.
  • Snagging/netting of fish is not allowed.
  • Frogging is not allowed at any time.
  • Cleaning of fish is not allowed in the park.
  • Boats are not allowed on the lake.
  • Swimming/wading is not allowed at any time.
  • Dogs are not allowed during overnight fishing.

Daily Limit & Minimum Length Limits

Any combination of 8 fish may be kept per admission ticket, excluding carp and bluegill.
Species Daily Limit
Minimum Length
Northern Pike
2 18 inches
Bass (largemouth or smallmouth)
2 14 inches
Trout 4 12 inches
Shovel Head Catfish 2 12 inches
Blue Catfish 2 12 inches
Channel Catfish 6 12 inches
Walleye 2 18 inches
Crappie 8 8 inches
Bluegill 18 N/A
Carp No limit
Perch 6 10 inches