- WILDLIFE VIEWING
Winters Creek Lake, NE
Bureau of Reclamation
Winters Creek Lake is a feature of the North Platte Project. Most of the lake lies within the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge. The Northeast side features an undisturbed bird sanctuary. The lake has a surface area of 379 acres and approximately 4 miles of shoreline. Available species include bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, walleye (15 inch minimum), and yellow perch. Walleye are stocked in the reservoir annually. Channel catfish stocked when available. Non-powered boats only. Open to the public from Jan. 15 to Sept. 30, during daylight hours.
Address:North Platte National Wildlife Refuge
Directions:North on hwy 71 from Scottsbluff, Nebraska.