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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass and northern pike at Glenn Cunningham Lake in Nebraska.

Glenn Cunningham Lake, NE

Located on the outskirts of Omaha, Nebraska, Glenn Cunningham Lake offers easy access to excellent boating and fishing. This is a 390 acre lake wrapped partially by a city park, creating a great place to take the family for a day in the great outdoors.

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Glenn Cunningham Reservoir, located near Omaha, Nebraska, is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts. Spanning over 390 acres, this scenic reservoir offers excellent fishing opportunities. Glenn Cunningham Reservoir is known for its diverse fish population, making it a popular spot for anglers of all levels. The reservoir is home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, and walleye. Anglers can explore the reservoir's shoreline, rocky structures, and submerged vegetation to target these sought-after fish.

Hiking, picnicking and sailing are popular here, but fishing is the main attraction. Bass, catfish, walleye, sunfish and northern pike populate the lake, and can be caught from shore, canoes, kayaks and all types of fishing boats. So grab the kids and some fishing poles and come enjoy this close-in fishery.

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Primary fish species residing in Glenn Cunningham Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass Northern pike

Glenn Cunningham Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NEARBY

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In addition to fishing, Glenn Cunningham Reservoir provides opportunities for boating enthusiasts. Boaters can enjoy cruising along the reservoir's calm waters, taking in the beautiful surroundings and peaceful ambiance. The reservoir allows for various water activities, such as motor boating, kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. Whether it's a leisurely boat ride or an adventurous water sports experience, Glenn Cunningham Reservoir offers a delightful boating adventure.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Lake Cunningham South Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off State Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

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Camping options are available near Glenn Cunningham Reservoir, allowing visitors to extend their stay and fully embrace the natural beauty of the area. The reservoir offers a campground with amenities such as tent sites, RV hookups, and access to hiking trails and picnic areas. Camping near Glenn Cunningham Reservoir provides the opportunity to wake up to serene reservoir views, enjoy outdoor activities, and experience the tranquility of the surroundings.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Glenn Cunningham Lake Campground - 402 444-4628

Glenn Cunningham Lake NE Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Glenn Cunningham Reservoir
Glenn Cunningham Recreational Lake
8305 Rainwood Rd
Omaha, NE 68122
402 444-4628


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Glenn Cunningham Lake in Nebraska.

Fishing at Glenn Cunningham Lake, in Nebraska.

Bass, catfish, walleye and northern pike fishing in eastern NE.