Three Mile Lake
3 miles northwest of Afton
Amenities at Three Mile Lake include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Accessible Pier
- Picnic Area
- Accessible Facilities
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|Water temperatures have risen and melted any ice. All ponds and lakes are completely open. The larger lakes are completely open. None of the ice is thick enough to support people. |
|Crappie - No Report: |
|Walleye - No Report: |
|Some of the quiet coves have small a small amount of ice. Boat access to most of the lake is possible. The water level is down about 3 feet. Water clarity is very good.|
Musky catches were the lowest ever sampled at Three Mile. Wiper catches were excellent with some exceeding 23 inches. Walleye were sampled in low abundance. Bluegill were sampled in moderate abundance of all sizes. Crappie were also sampled in moderate abundance with many exceeding 9 inches.(2012)
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.
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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.