Driving directions: At Meadville, go south five miles on Route W, then continue south 0.75 mile on Blackhorn Drive to the area headquarters.
Annual Prospects Report
Anglers have a variety of habitat features to target at this 160-acre lake. There are rocked banks around half of the shoreline, and under the water, timbered fence rows and rock reefs are scattered throughout the lake. Sampling consistently shows good numbers of 8 to 12-inch black crappie and white crappie. Flathead catfish weighing up to 50-pounds and good numbers of white bass are also present at Che-Ru. The lake is closed to fishing from October 15th through February 15th. A concrete boat ramp, privy, and covered fishing dock are located on the west side of the lake.
Take blacktop W south of Meadville, MO 4.6 mi. Take Bunker Rd. to T in road (approximately 1mi). Take a right (South) onto Crown Dr. and go approximately .4 mi. Lake will be located on your left (East side of road).