Detroit Lake is a reservoir impounded by the Detroit Dam on the North Santiam River 46 miles southeast of Salem, Oregon and is well-stocked with fish and one of Oregon's states favorite lakes. Detroit Lake has a surface elevation of 1,565 feet, 32 miles of shoreline, 3,500 acre lake, with an average depth of 121 ft, a max depth of 440 ft.
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Popular Types of Fish at Detroit Lake
Fish for Kokanee (a freshwater sockeye salmon), Chinook Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, Brown Bullhead and Largemouth Bass at Detroit Lake in Oregon.
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Directions to Detroit Lake
Detroit Lake sits in between Marion and Linn counties and can be reached from HWY 22 and is located in the Cascade Mountains. The highway follows the north shoreline mostly on the developed side of the lake.