Bacon Creek Lake

General Information

County: Woodbury
Location: east edge of Sioux City
Acres: 34.00
Maximum Depth: 25 ft. (1989)
Motoring Restrictions: none

Nearby Parks

Stone State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Bacon Creek Lake include:
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Accessible Shoreline
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  • annual 2015 - 3,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2014 - 2,850 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • 09/29/2014 - 613 Channel Catfish (8")
  • Winter 2013 - 3,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2012 - 3,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • 09/20/2012 - 610 Channel Catfish (8.7")
  • winter 2011 - 2,910 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2010 - 4,733 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • 09/21/2010 - 488 Channel Catfish (9.6")
  • winter 2009 - 6,290 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2008 - 6,010 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • 09/25/2008 - 612 Channel Catfish (8.0")
  • winter 2007 - 5,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
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:
  • Rainbow Trout
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 5 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 10 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: Anglers must have paid the Trout Fee to fish for or possess trout

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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.