Pretty Water Lake

Pretty Water Lake is a 25-surface acre, spring-fed, city water supply lake with day-use only recreational opportunities including boating (non-gas motors only), fishing (ADA accessible fishing docks), a scenic walking trail (1 mile, paved), and stocking program for trout and channel catfish/panfish. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, perch, blue gill, and redear perch can also be found in the Pretty Water/Sahoma area.

Pretty Water is adjacent to Sahoma Lake on the southwest. Sahoma is a 340-surface acre, city water supply lake with recreational opportunities including tent camping, RV camping, indoor heated fishing dock, boat ramp, ADA accessible fishing dock, covered picnic area, and seasonal duck hunting opportunities. The Sahoma Bait & Concession Store provides indoor restrooms and sells live bait, food, beverages, and city permits for fishing, boating, camping, and hunting (cash or checks only). Visit the Sahoma Lake page for more information.

Pretty Water Amenities

By visiting Pretty Water or Lake Sahoma, patrons agree to abide by all Rules & Regulations.

City Permits required for fishing and boating on Pretty Water. Visit our Rates & Rentals page for:

  • Fishing permit fees
  • Boating permit fees (non-gas motors only)
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