Porath on an Angler-Funded Project
“Fish like things that provide protection from the current. The shoals are a good place for them to sit and wait for food to come by.”
Officials say a new project will make fishing better and more accessible at Johnson Lake.
Located south of Lexington, the lake is popular among anglers because it is home to a variety of fish including walleye, white bass and wipers. Soon, it will be easier than ever to catch them.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission plans to start an improvement project near the inlet this fall. Mark Porath, aquatic habitat program manager, said both the north and south shorelines will be affected.
“At the waterline, the rock will be pulled back and a wall will be put in,” Porath said. “We’re going to pour a concrete sidewalk so people have a place to stand. We want to improve the safety of the area so people are less likely to fall.”
The south side will be handicapped-accessible and include a cement parking pad next to an existing shelter. The north side is too steep for wheelchairs, but will have steps…. read more from NP Telegraph.com