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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.

2017 Lake Survey Results:

Location and Date Species Abundance Average Length (in) Maximum Length (in)
Wolfe Black Bullhead low 11.5 12.8
(Hennepin) Black Crappie medium 6.9 8.8
07/31/2017 Bluegill high 5.2 6.5
  Hybrid Sunfish low 4.9 7.5
  Largemouth Bass high 9.1 13.7
  Northern Pike medium 29.5 33.5
  Pumpkinseed high 4.7 6.2
  White Crappie low 11.9 11.9
  White Sucker low 20.2 21.0
  Yellow Perch low 6.3 6.7