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Wolfe Lake

Location: St. Louis Park, Wolfe Park, Monterey Drive and 36th Street West

Species present: Bluegill, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch

Wolfe Lake.

Depth: 25 feet

Size: 3.3 acres

Recent fish stocking

Wheelchair access: Excellent

MTC bus: Routes 12, 17, 114, 604 and 615

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes

Parking: Excellent

Picnic: Yes

Grills: No

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Pavilions, picnic shelter, picnic tables, shore fishing blocks, walking path

location map for Wolfe

Agency: City of St. Louis Park, Parks and Recreation Department This link leads to an external site.

(952) 924-2540

Fishing pier: Yes, and four shore fishing stations

Comments: Wolfe Lake is a beautiful example of how a shoreline restoration project can thrive in the middle of the Twin Cities. This restoration has enhanced wildlife habitat, decreased erosion and provided numerous learning opportunities to the residents of St. Louis Park.  Many game species make this a favorite family fishing destination.

2012 Preliminary Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Wolfe Black Bullhead low 12.1 12.1
(Hennepin) Black Crappie medium 6.6 9.7
07/31/2012 Bluegill high 4.2 6.3
  Largemouth Bass high 12.9 14.2
  Northern Pike medium 27.8 31.3
  Pumpkinseed Sunfish high 4.6 7.4
  Yellow Perch low 6.7 7.2
  White Sucker medium 19.7 19.7