Lake Orient Recreation Area

Fishing at Lake Orient Recreation Area

  • 24 acre lake
  • boat ramp
  • electric motor only
  • Lake Orient provides excellent fishing year round. There is one paved boat ramp and two docks to make your fishing time more enjoyable. Lake Orient has largemouth bass, catfish, walleye, bluegill, crappie, and grass carp. 

  • 1n 20​1​6 Lake Orient has a high population of 1​6 to 19 inch channel catfish.

    2016 net survey found  a good population of 9 to 10 inch black crappie.

    2016 net survey found a good population of 7 to 7 1/2 bluegill.

    •  Daily limits for Adair County Public Lakes:

Largemouth bass - 3
Walleye - 5
Channel catfish – 8
crappie- 25


  • The minimum length on bass in all Adair County public lakes is 15 inches. State law requires the immediate release of all bass under 15 inches.  The Conservation Board encourages the release of all walleye under 15 inches.




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