Harry Strunk Reservoir

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Harry Strunk Reservoir

Nebraska

(308) 697-4667

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Overview

Harry Strunk Reservoir is formed by Medicine Creek Dam located on Medicine Creek and it is a popular place for boating, water sports, camping, hunting, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. The reservoir is popular for fishing, with available species including walleye, crappie, white bass, channel catfish, and wipers. Fishing season is year-round at Harry Strunk Reservoir. Irrigation releases are made to the streams for diversion into downstream canal systems. The irrigation supply reservoir does experiences fluctuations. The Harry Strunk Reservoir peaks at 1,850 surface acres and 29 miles of shoreline. Numerous tracts provide food and cover for pheasant, quail, small fur-bearing animals, and mule and white-tail deer, making it a prime location for wildlife viewing and wildlife photography. Over 5,600 acres are open to public hunting during hunting season with a permit. The reservoir open 24 hours a day and there are fair access roads.

Map of Harry Strunk Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 40.404346, -100.228958

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Activities

  • Boating

    The reservoir allows all types of boating.

  • Camping

    There are camping areas available to visitors.

  • Fishing

    Fishing season is year-round. Available species include walleye, crappie, white bass, channel catfish, and wipers.

  • Hunting

    Over 5,600 acres are open to public hunting in season.

  • Picnicking

    The area makes a great place for a picnic.

  • RVing

    The campsites can accomodate recreational vehicles.

  • Water Sports

    The reservoir is popular for boating and all sorts of water sports. Visitors should be aware that the water level does fluctuate.

Directions

Driving

Site is 9 miles northwest of Cambridge, Nebraska. Nearest highway is U.S. 34.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(308) 697-4667

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