- Located 21 miles southwest of Valentine. Nearest highway, Nebraska 97. Reservoir open 24 hours. Good access roads. Available species include walleye, muskie, largemouth bass, crappie, and yellow perch. Irrigation supply reservoir experiencing moderate fluctuations. Reservoir peaks at 2,905 surface acres. Fishing season is year-round.
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Merritt Reservoir, 420 East First St.
, Valentine, NE, 69201, Phone: 420-684-2921