Stagecoach State Recreation Area

5400 Panama Rd (Get directions)
Hickman, NE 68732

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Stagecoach State Recreation Area is a 195-acre lake surrounded by 607 acres of land. Stagecoach offers fishing, boating, picnicking and camping.

Fishing: Anglers here will find bluegill, common carp, crappie, largemouth bass, walleye and wiper, among other species. There is a 21-inch minimum length limit on black bass. For wiper, there is a daily bag limit of three with no more than one fish 16 inches or greater. This lake offers a wheelchair-accessible fishing pier.

Boating: All boats are welcome at Stagecoach State Recreation Area, though a 5 mph speed limit is enforced. There is one boat ramp and one dock.

Hunting: A 412-acre area is open to hunting in season. Stagecoach offers good opportunity for pheasant, quail and dove, among other species.

RV and Tent Camping: Stagecoach offers 22 camping pads with 20-, 30- and 50-amp electrical hookups, as well as 50 non-pad sites without electricity. Water and vault toilets are available to campers.