I f your searching for privacy, lush forests, an up north feel, a deep, clean lake and miles of shoreline, Pickerel checks all the boxes. Nearly 3 miles long, with a maximum depth of 74 feet, Pickerel is a peaceful, private lake with excellent fishing opportunities. Situated 7 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes and less than a mile west of Cotton Lake, Pickerel is in a great location for your lake fun and relaxation. If you are looking for a quiet place to relax and refresh, Pickerel is the perfect place for you.