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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

Jun 10. Elevation is 1 ft. below normal (stable), water temperature 72°F and clear. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped Hybrid Good on crankbaits, jigs, shrimp.

Comments: Walleye fair on crankbaits and minnows. Channel catfish good on cut bait, worms, and shad around the main lake and rocks.

Report submitted by Clint Carpenter (Game Warden Custer County)