Rice Lake (Crow Wing County, MN)

Rice Lake is a 434-acre reservoir located on the northeast side of Brainerd in Crow Wing County.  The dam is 0.5 miles downstream from the state highway 25 (Mill Avenue) bridge.  A public access is located on the south side of Rice Lake, in Lum Park.  Rice lake has a maximum depth of 25 feet and 47% of the lake is 15 feet deep or less.  This lake has a variety of fish that you can target and catch.  Northern pike, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass are consistently caught in Rice Lake.  Walleye get plenty of attention on this lake as well, although, there aren’t huge numbers of walleye here.  Other fish include bluegill, crappie, rock bass and perch.

MN DNR Lake Information Report