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Lakes

Jackson County
Rollins Lake

 
  Lake  Rollins Lake 

  Acres  41 

  Directions  Rollins Lake is a 41-acre impoundment located 2 miles west of Ripley in Jackson County. It is accessible from I-77 by taking State Route 62 west 1.5 miles and then turning south on Route 87. 

  Description  Constructed during 1956, this lake was in private ownership until 1987, when the Wildlife Resources Section of the DNR purchased the area. It has a maximum depth of 11 feet and an average depth of 6 feet. A paved road provides access to approximately half of the lake. A boat ramp is available and electric motors only are allowed. Live minnows cannot be used as bait and camping are prohibited. 

  Fishery  Rollins Lake provides warmwater fishery for bluegill, largemouth bass, and channel catfish. The lake is stocked with trout once each month from January through April. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  Electric motors only 

  Camping  No camping allowed 

  Spring Trout  Stocked once each month January through April 

  Fall Trout  Does not receive Fall trout stocking 

  Live Minnows  Live minnows may not be used as bait 

  Night Fishing  Night fishing is allowed 

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