Battle Lake Fishing Reports & Feedback

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Average of 50 ratings as of Jan. 23, 2022

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by iFish Guest on Jan. 23, 2022

Ice Report: 24 in
Water and snow in top

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by SmokenJoe on Feb. 6, 2021

Fished this lake first time 9hrs. Around reeds near camp ground heading south.. clear water good depth..but no bites with bait and without...drilled 9 holes in two locations..this lake has lots of fresh water food.temp was -25 with windchill-31

by SmokenJoe on Feb. 6, 2021

Ice Report: 20 in
At camp ground boat launch 120ft from shore

by sask1966 on Dec. 11, 2020

Ice Report: 8 in
100yds out from boat launch

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by Krasch on Jul. 16, 2020

J-rod: there are plenty of decent sized walleye in this lake, been out a few times and never been skunked.

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by J-rod on Jun. 26, 2020

I think this lake has been overfished. Out twice and nothing. Couldn't even find any fish on the fish finder :(

by Tmauthe on Jun. 7, 2020

Has anyone been out fishing from shore this year?

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by MrFish797979 on Feb. 22, 2020

2nd time out this winter, fishing very slow...skunked first time out and landed 2 pike on 2nd trip. Fishing out front of campground and across towards 4H club. Did see the natives out pulling nets today so that could possibly explain the slower fishing this year as fish populations are obviously lower and the big spawning fish are being harvested.

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by Hander on Jan. 20, 2020

Hows the fishing this winter?

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by Matt Evans on Aug. 6, 2019

Was only on the lake for a couple hours. Caught mostly hammer handles with one big walleye possibly my PB. Saw more big marks on my sonar at 20ft. I didn't have any bait but I tried jigs and jigging it trolling a deep diving x rap. From what I fished the lake was surrounded by a heavy weed line. but has good depth.

by Chucky2 on Jul. 21, 2019

A Warning Marker was added for Battle Lake
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by Clark on Jun. 27, 2019

Can you shore fish here?

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by I B Fishin on Jun. 15, 2019

Has anyone ever catch a perch out of his Lake? In all the years I've been there I've never seen or heard about anyone catching perch.

by Rimbey Fisher on Jan. 26, 2019

Slow day on Battle today! Saw several on fish am but only caught one between 3 of us in 3 hours! Just east of campground in 18 fow.

by River_rat on Jan. 19, 2019

Fished on the northeast side, saw only pike caught on the camera, caught a few hammer handle pike, most active fish were around 18fow.

by River_rat on Jan. 19, 2019

Ice Report: 12 in
12-14 inches east of the boat launch on the north east side.

by River_rat on Jan. 16, 2019

I've never been to this lake before how should someone approach the areas with springs on the north and south sides? Besides not getting to close to them?

by redneckfishnalbertan on Jan. 15, 2019

Riverrat it's safe for half tons

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by River_rat on Jan. 15, 2019

Just wondering if it's safe to take a 1/2 ton truck out on the ice? Looking at heading out this weekend.

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by MrFish797979 on Jan. 8, 2019

First time to this lake, cold quiet morning. Landed 1 pike and couple other hits in 3hrs in approx 18fow. Lots of ice cracking but good 10-12 inches of black ice with another 3 inches of soft white ice on top...was just out front of the campground on northside of lake.

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by AJ_fisher on Dec. 31, 2018

11%u201D of ice 200 yds out from north launch - 7-8%u201D good ice Saw about 15 pike on camera but nothing else in ~15 fow caught 5, 1 keeper. Looking at bait but not very aggressive. Pretty lazy fish

by redneckfishnalbertan on Dec. 30, 2018

Burbot whitefish perch

by Aspen9 on Dec. 26, 2018

Anything other than jack or walleye in this lake?

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by Me1969 on Dec. 23, 2018

How is the access at the boat launch? Last week they were bringing in some heavy equipment to tear down the old building at the launch

by LandonA on Dec. 16, 2018

Ice Report: 9 in
5 inches good ice 4-5 white softer ice.

by SkeptikalScabies on Dec. 1, 2018

Ice Report: 7 in
7-8” across the lake. Not certain of river outflow.

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by I B Fishin on Jul. 7, 2018

The boat launch is closed, but you can still launch on the east side of it. Keep in mind the bottom is soft and you have to back in a ways if you have a larger boat. Its shores like this that makes me glad to have a small light aluminum boat lol. Oh btw you can easily lose a water shoe the that mucky soft bottom, I'm speaking from experience 8^)

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by Hander on Jan. 28, 2018

Got 2 small pike in first hour by the weeds just west of boat launch. Moved to the west end of the lake to explore. No bites. 20 inch of ice, hard to drill with hand auger.

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by White master on Jan. 13, 2018

Never been on this lake anyone know what the fishing is like. Hows the perch??

by Ijustfish on Jan. 6, 2018

16-17 inches of ice. Lots of vehicles out but remember to take it slow folks.

by Ijustfish on Jan. 5, 2018

No, I've been meaning to but haven't had the chance. I intend to go out Saturday, I'll throw an ice report on if I do.

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by Trigger on Jan. 4, 2018

Anyone been out recently?

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by sask1966 on Dec. 20, 2017

It was open this morning

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by google on Dec. 9, 2017

Does anyone know if the campground entrance is still closed? Thanks

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by AJ_fisher on Dec. 3, 2017

Right on. Thank you.

by Ijustfish on Dec. 3, 2017

Ice Report: 8 in
8"now of good ice.

by Ijustfish on Dec. 3, 2017

Go past the campground a little ways and there is another access. It looks like a driveway to a couple properties so of course be respectful and do t block access to the property.

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by AJ_fisher on Dec. 3, 2017

Hey. How do you gain access to the lake for ice fishing? The campground appears to be gated and closed? Thanks

by Ijustfish on Nov. 26, 2017

I've never seen burbot here, excited to know they still exist here. Just a few pike today.

by Ddemarre on Nov. 26, 2017

Nov 26 - about 6 inches of ice towards the shore. Second weekend in a row, saw 3 butbot no bites last weekend, didn't see a thing this weekend.

by Ijustfish on Nov. 19, 2017

Ice Report: 5 in
5 1/2 to 6" of blue ice

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by Conservation on Oct. 8, 2017

Summary of lake reports....good fishing jacks but all small....some blue green alge....C&R walleye only....perch there but no reports on catching....boat launch but not the best....and it seems that there has been poaching activity. So this summarizes most lakes in alberta! Sigh!

by ifishalot on Sep. 12, 2017

Along weed bed off shore 30 yards
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by ifishalot on Sep. 11, 2017

Caught a few Pike Along the Southwest shore
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by I B Fishin on Sep. 4, 2017

Thought we give battle a try since we were skunked at Twin lakes yesterday. We didn't do too bad. Between my wife and I we caught and released close to 20 pike. 3 or 4 looked big enough to be keepers, But we didn't measure them because we try to release them as soon as possible. We also noticed the algae started to bloom forming Blue algae so be careful if you have pets along don't let them drink the water. or get any of it on yourself.

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by I B Fishin on Aug. 30, 2017

Good name for the lake because it can be a battle to launch your boat lol. Other then that the pike seem to be biting we were out on Sunday and caught 7 between two of us and had lots of hits. Just troll close to the weeds and you'll find them we were just west of the boat launch. Saw some people fishing a little deeper and were into the walleye. Not sure if you can keep them. Btw we are catch and release so we didn't weight or measure any of them but I would guess all throw backs.

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by Blinejames on Mar. 25, 2017

Just got on days off people stil driving on the ice thanks for th help

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by Booee Head on Mar. 19, 2017

2 pike 20-24.5" 18' water. 30" ice

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by TomBarker on Feb. 20, 2017

How is the ice now (Feb 20, 2017). Can you fish without a boat?

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by Sheldonbrandon on Jan. 29, 2017

Been here twice now this month , not bad pike fishing but not much on my end other than that, came in at camp ground and played the drop off, landed 2 lost 4 on the tip up using full minnows in 8-14 feet of water in 2 hours from 8 am until 10 am . Lost one walleye and seen no perch or white fish . It's a nice active lake but it's busy too

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