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Arrowhead Lake

General Information

County: Sac
Location: south side of Lake View
Acres: 31.00
Maximum Depth: 22 ft. (1989)
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only


Amenities at Arrowhead Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Picnic Area
  • Restrooms
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp

Fishing Report

Ice thickness on lakes in the Black Hawk District varies from about 10 to 20 inches. For more information on the Black Hawk District call 712-657-2638.
Bluegill - Slow: A few keeper bluegills have been caught in the middle of the lake and along the east side, most are being caught on a small jig and waxworm fished in 15-16 feet of water.
Arrowhead Lake has about 10 inches of ice off the boat ramp.

Fishing Forecast

Lake Maps

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You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

Popular Fish Species at this Lake

Fish Stocking

  • 09/19/2012 - 560 Channel Catfish (8.6")
  • 09/15/2010 - 448 Channel Catfish (8.9")
  • 09/11/2008 - 558 Channel Catfish (7.3")
  • 09/14/2006 - 680 Channel Catfish (7.0")
  • 10/05/2005 - 640 Channel Catfish (6.6")


The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Channel Catfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 8 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 30 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Largemouth Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
    • Length Limit: 15-inch minimum
    • Other:
  • Yellow Perch
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: 50 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:

Fish Surveys

Lake Fish Survey Data Data from the most recent fisheries survey of this lake is provided on this external web site. This data may include information from various netting surveys and/or electroshocking surveys. Data includes numbers of fish sampled, and fish size ranges. Not all lakes are sampled every year.

Lake Mini-report

Lake Reports Summary report information about selected (~130) lakes regarding water quality, upstream land use, usage, economic value and more. Reports are customizable by the user to include only that information which the user desires to include.

Water Quality

Iowa-Caught Fish Are Safe to Eat, In Almost All Cases

The vast majority of Iowa’s streams, rivers and lakes offer safe and high-quality fish that pose little or no threat to human health if consumed. Some limitations may apply for young children and pregnant women. Here’s a Fish Consumption Fact Sheet from the Iowa DNR and the Iowa Dept. of Public Health for more information. Here is a list of current fish consumption advisories for Iowa lakes and rivers.