After Hours Fishing

The following limited areas are open only to fishing activity between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 4 a.m.

  • Black Hawk State Park, Sac County -- The area between the road and lake running from the marina at Drillings Point on the northeast end of the lake approximately three-fourths of a mile southwest, to a point where the park boundary decreases to include only the roadway.
  • Claire Wilson Park, Dickinson County -- The entire area including the parking lot, shoreline and fishing trestle facility.
  • Clear Lake State Park Ritz Unit, Cerro Gordo County -- The boat ramp, courtesy dock, fishing dock and parking lots.
  • Elinor Bedell State Park, Dickinson County -- The entire length of the shoreline within the boundaries.
  • Elk Rock State Park, Marion County -- The Teeter Creek boat ramp area just east of State Highway 14, access to which is the first road to the left upon entering the park
  • Geode State Park, Des Moines County portion -- The area of the dam embankment between the two parking lots and parallel to the county road and the lake.
  • Green Valley State Park, Union County -- The embankment of the road from the small parking area east of the park residence, east of the “T” intersection and south to the westerly end of a point of land jutting into the lake directly south of the parking lot mentioned above; from the east side of the spillway easterly across the dam to the west edge of the parking lot.
  • Hattie Elston Access, Dickinson County -- The entire area including the parking lot shoreline and boat ramp facilities.
  • Honey Creek State Park, Appanoose County -- The boat ramp area located north of the park office, access to which is the first road to the left upon entering the park.
  • Lake Keomah State Park, Mahaska County -- The embankment of the dam between the crest of the dam and the lake; the shoreline between the road and the lake from the south boat ramp, west and north to the junction with the road leading to the group camp shelter.
  • Lake Macbride State Park, Johnson County -- The shoreline of the south arm of the lake adjacent to the county road commencing at the “T” intersection of the roads at the north end of the north-south causeway proceeding across the causeway then southeast along a foot trail to the east-west causeway, across the causeway to the parking area on the east end of that causeway.
  • Lake Manawa State Park, Pottawattamie County -- The west shoreline including both sides of the main park road, commencing at the north park entrance and continuing south 1.5 miles to the parking lot immediately north of the picnic area located on the west side of the southwest arm of the lake.
  • Lower Pine Lake, Pine Lake State Park, Hardin County -- West shoreline along County Road S56 from the beach south to the boat ramp access.
  • Mini-Wakan State Park, Dickinson County -- The entire area.
  • North Twin Lake State Park, Calhoun County -- The shoreline of the day-use area containing the swimming beach on the east lakeshore.
  • Pikes Point State Park, Dickinson County -- The shoreline areas of the state park on the east side of West Okoboji Lake.
  • Prairie Rose State Park, Shelby County -- The west side of the embankment of the causeway across the southeast arm of the lake including the shoreline west of the parking area located off County Road M47 and just north of the entrance leading toward the park office.
  • Rock Creek State Park, Jasper County - Both sides of the County Road F27 causeway across the main north portion of the lake.
  • Upper Pine Lake, Pine Lake State Park, Hardin County -- Southwest shoreline extending from the boat launch ramp to the dam.
  • Union Grove State Park, Tama County -- The dam embankment from the spillway to the west end of the parking lot adjacent to the dam; the area of state park that parallels BB Avenue, from the causeway on the north end of the lake southerly to a point approximately one-tenth of a mile southwest of the boat ramp.
  • Viking Lake State Park, Montgomery County -- The embankment of the dam from the parking area located southeast of the dam area northwesterly across the dam structure to its intersection with the natural shoreline of the lake.

Restrictions -- All fishing must be done from the bank in the areas designated for each lake. Vessels are not permitted on the lakes after 10:30 p.m. Parking is allowed in specially marked lots only.