Albia Upper Reservoir

General Information

County: Monroe
Location: 1 mile north of Albia on the east side of Highway 34
Acres: 22.00
Maximum Depth: 19 ft. (2012)
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

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Amenities

Amenities at Albia Upper Reservoir include:
  • Boat Access
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
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  • 9/18/2017 - 59 Channel Catfish (8.2")
  • 9/12/2017 - 191 Channel Catfish (7.7")
  • 09/23/2015 - 349 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 10/29/2013 - 8,225 Redear Sunfish (2.0")
  • 08/30/2011 - 203 Channel Catfish (8.2")
  • 10/27/2009 - 1,702 Redear Sunfish (2.6")
  • 09/14/2009 - 213 Channel Catfish (7.7")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Black Crappie
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • 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 Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
The Upper Albia Reservoir bluegill fishery is excellent with fish up to 9-inches long available. Largemouth bass abundance is moderately high and the fishery is dominated by 12- to 15-inch fish. Crappie are not abundant, but are of good quality, typically more than 10 inches long. Yellow bass are common with many Master Angler size fish available.(2015)

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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.