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Lake and Natural Resources


Members may view pictures of the Lake and Natural Resources
activities by clicking here Lake photo album.


* The Lake is always open, unless closed by management for safety reasons.
* Members may use assigned marina slips April 1st through October 30th each year.
* Marina Slip Lottery: 1st Saturday of March each year at the Conference Center. Watch for announcements for time.
* Marina Concession is open routinely Memorial Day through Labor Day each year. Exact dates are announce in May as weather predictions are made and staff is hired.
* Use of the frozen lake is at the user's risk.

West Marina Concession Hours
(weather and patronage permitting)
Typically May through September

Opening Day: Saturday, May 5, 2018 GAS ONLY, 10am-2pm

Summer Weekend Hours May 12/13 & May 19/20

Sat: 7am-7pm NOTE: Exception May 12th opens at 12pm due to employee orientation.
Sun: 7am-5pm

Summer Weekly Hours begin Friday, May 25, 2018

Mon: 9:30am-5pm
Tue: Closed
Wed: 9:30am-5pm
Thu: 9:30am-5pm
Fri: 9:30am-7pm
Sat: 7am-7pm
Sun: 7am-5pm


Week of July 4, 2018 Open routine hours PLUS Tuesday 9:30am-5pm.
Open Labor Day, Sept 3, 2018, 9:30am-5pm

Routine Fall Hours beginning around Labor Day

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri: Closed
Saturday: 7am-7pm
Sunday: 7am-5pm

* Dock-side Gas *
* Bait *
* Ice-Cream *
* Pop *
* Candy *
* Other Food Items - Check at the Concession *

Beach Schedule

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend
No lifeguard on duty - swim at your own risk.

For Beach Rules, please refer to Chapter II Lake Regulations of the current LCA Rules & Regulations.

LC Fish Limits & Sizes

Click here for the current Fish Limits table. Includes fish images to assist in identification.

Fishing Licenses

are not available at any LCA facility. You may find them locally at Miller's Sport Center and/or Trailside General Store.

Watercraft Registration NOTICE:

"The Department of Natural Resources does NOT send out watercraft renewal notices. It is your responsibility to make sure that your watercraft registration is current. The Online Renewal System is available." Visit the IDNR online for more information. Please take a moment to note your watercraft registration expiration. Once renewed, please provide a clear, legible copy of the registration card to the LCA Admin Office to update our files. Thank you!

Boat Safety Certification

Click here for the IDNR Boat Safety Certification Test.

Or you can go to IDNR Safety Classes: Click on the different regions to see if your county is holding any classes. Note: All classes are listed, so look specifically for “boating”.

Click here for the Lake Carroll Boat Safety Quiz

Wildlife Management

Refer to the Rules & Regulations for the current Wildlife Management Rules. Watch the Lake Carroll News for the dates of the Mandatory Hunters Meetings and Qualification information.
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