Lake Johanna can be reached by traveling west of Highway 51 on County Road E-2.
Walleye: average abundance, above average size.
Northern Pike: average abundance, larger than average size.
Largemouth Bass: average abundance, average size.
Bluegill: above average abundance, average size.
Crappie: above average abundance, smaller than average size.
Hybrid Muskie: average abundance, average size.
Bullhead species: lower than average abundance, average size.
Yellow perch: above average abundance, small size.
Access to this lake is in Tony Schmidt Park operated by Ramsey County.
Bank anglers are limited to the public shoreline in Tony Schmidt Park. Much of this area is clear sand beach with little cover. Some anglers fish from the top of the outlet structure located west of the beach.
- Re-survey in 2014. Population assessment in 2020
- Stock 192 pounds of walleye (2 lbs. per littoral acre) in odd numbered years.
- Stock 426 hybrid muskie (2.5 per littoral acre) in even numbered years.
Johanna is a very popular recreational boating lake. Anglers can be hampered by competition with other boaters and dense vegetation growth at certain times of the year. Walleye are present, but can be difficult to catch. This lake has been one of the more successful tiger muskie lakes in the area. Bluegill are common, but are of average size.
(information from MN DNR)