Centerville Upper Reservoir

General Information

County: Appanoose
Location: South edge of Centerville
Acres: 102.00
Maximum Depth: 31.7 ft. (2007 - Data collected as part of the statewide lake mapping program.)
Motoring Restrictions: No Size Limit at No Wake

Nearby Parks


Amenities at Centerville Upper Reservoir include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Camping
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
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  • annual 2014 - 1,485 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/30/2009 - 1,648 Channel Catfish (7.0")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • 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:
Largemouth bass abundance is moderate but size structure is good. Many fish in the 12 to 19 inch range are available. Bluegill size quality is fair, with excellent numbers of 6 to 7 inch fish available. Yellow bass are abundance, but their size quality is poor and most are less than 8 inches.(2015)


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.