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Marshall County
Turkey Run Lake (Marshall)

 
  Lake  Turkey Run Lake (Marshall) 

  Acres  15 

  Directions  Turkey Run Lake is a 15-acre impoundment located 10.5 miles south of Elm Grove in Marshall County. It is accessible from I-70 by taking the Elm Grove exit to U. S. Route 40 west to Kruger Street (County Route 21). After crossing the Marshall County line, County Route 21 becomes County Route 5. Follow County Route 5 to County Route 7 to Viola. From Viola, take County Route 15/1, mile to the lake. 

  Description  The lake was built in 1979 with a maximum depth of 21 feet and an average depth of 14 feet. Access to the lake is partially by gravel road. No boat ramps exist and only electric motors can be used. Boats must be carried up the face of the dam by using a long set of wooden steps, then carried down to the lake by using a footpath. Fishing with minnows is prohibited. A path around one-third of the lake provides bank fishing access. Swimming and camping are prohibited but picnic and playground facilities are available. 

  Fishery  Turkey Run Lake provides fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, and sunfish. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  Electric motors only 

  Camping  No camping allowed 

  Spring Trout  Not stocked with trout 

  Fall Trout  Does not receive Fall trout stocking 

  Live Minnows  Live minnows may be used as bait 

  Night Fishing  Night fishing is allowed 

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