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East Fork Lake was built in 1970 for the purpose of recreation and a primary water source for Olney. The lake covers 934 acres and has a water storage capacity of 5.5 billion gallons.


The City of Olney has installed a new aeration system near Miller’s Grove at the west end of East Fork Lake. We are asking all boaters not to drop your anchor near any area where the water is bubbling up. The cove where our water intake valves are located will remain off limits to any boaters, canoeist, etc. Enjoy your boating experience and thank you for your cooperation. 

All Fish
2 Pole & Line Fishing Only
Bluegill or Redear Sunfish
25 Fish Daily Creel Limit
Channel Catfish
6 Fish Daily Creel Limit
Large or Smallmouth Bass
15" Minimum Length Limit
White, Black, or Hybrid Crappie
25 Fish Daily Creel Limit

 14" Minimum Length


Rules and Regulations


More Information & Maps

 East Fork Lake from the air

Thanks to Xavier Smith for the awesome aerial picture of  East Fork Lake