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Was there a gravel parking lot with a porta potty on the south side and some crazy looking tree structure in the middle? If so this was Main/Ozner Reservoir.

They stock it with trout off and on. You know when this place is listed on the stocking report because the parking lot will be full and its almost elbow to elbow along that south-eastern cove.

I've caught a few stockers and a decent bass here and there. You can see biger fish "top" out in the middle. This place could be considered "decent" for a family outing for a few hours or maybe a few casts after work.
 

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That is Main/Ozner Reservoir. Out of the 4 lakes in this area, I would say Main is your best bet for cats. Smith Res. may be a good choise too and that lake is just east of Kipling and Jewell.

Kendrick Park lake is just a few more blocks east of Kipling on Jewell...this was a great place for catfish but was drained, re-filled and re-stocked. It will take a while before it regains fish of any real size.
 

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Main/Ozner is actually off of Kipling and Florida but a lot of folks refer to the Kipling and Jewell intersection. There are 4 lakes in this area all of which are heavily pressured from time to time.

The drought also took its toll on this area by lowering water levels and exposing fish to everything from anglers to pelicans.

Main/Ozner, Smith Res., Cottonwood Park Lake, Kendrick Res. and even some smaller lakes that hold some bluegill/sunfish in good numbers.

If you fish these lakes, please, please, PLEASE release the bass and encourage others to do the same regardless of any existing size/limit regulations. These smaller urban lakes need a lot of extra help to recover to their former fishing glory.
 
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