Big Portage Lake
Waterloo Recreation Area provides access to this 360 acre all sports lake. Big Portage Lake is a popular fishing destination both summer and winter. Summer weekends can have heavy recreational boating, making morning and evening the better times to fish.
Type of Fishing: Pier, Boat
Typical Fish Species Available: Bullhead, Carp, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Sunfish, Walleye, Yellow Perch
Bait: Worms, Minnows, Artificial
Hours: 8 am - 10 pm
Fees: Yes (Recreation Passport)
From the East: I94 to exit #150 Mt Hope Rd. Go north on Mt Hope Rd to Seymour Rd. Go West on Seymour Rd. Big Portage Lake Unit entrance on North side of Seymour Road. From the West: I94 to exit #147, Race Rd. Go North on Race Rd to Seymour Rd. Go East on Seymour Rd. Big Portage Lake Unit entrance on North side of Seymour Rd.
City/Township: Waterloo Township
Town/Range/Section: 02S / 02E / 06
Latitude/Longitude: 42.334413 / -84.236848