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Foss Lake

Foss Lake


Game Warden (County):
(580) 695-3642(Custer)

Foss Lake (Google Map) is located 23 miles west of Clinton on Highway 73.

Lake Details

Shoreline Length: 41.80 mi.
Volume: 256400.00 ac. ft.
Max. Depth: 89.00 ft.
Surface Area: 8800.00 ac.


Custer County

Foss Lake is surrounded by Foss State Park. There are campgrounds with full RV hookups, a swimming area, fishing docks and a marina with a cafe.

Fall gillnetting every year to evaluate fish population. Cedar trees are added to refurbish existing habitats.

Next to the boat ramp at the Marina, there is a covered and lighted fishing dock with a sidewalk for easy access.  The Marina also offers an indoor fishing dock.

Foss Lake Report

Feb 26. Elevation is 0.5 ft. below normal (stable), water temperature 49°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Walleye Good on jigs, worms around dam, main lake.

Comments: Striped bass hybrids good in deep water. Crappie fair at 40 ft. deep. Catfish fair on stinkbait or cut bait.

Report submitted by Clint Carpenter (Game Warden Custer County)