Douma Area Pond

General Information

County: O'Brien
Location: 2 miles west, 1 mile south of Sanborn
Acres: 7.00
Maximum Depth: 14 ft. (1975)
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Douma Area Pond include:
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Beach
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
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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 Perch
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: 50 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
Channel catfish anglers will find excellent opportunities for superb angling during the 2014 sea-son and beyond. Currently, good numbers of angler acceptable sized fish are available, with larger catfish not uncommon in the pond. The cage catfish program has provided a stocking pro-gram that will sustain the fishery for the future. Largemouth bass anglers will find good oppor-tunities to catch angler acceptable size and larger largemouth bass; however, anglers are reminded to practice catch and release of this important predator fish. Bluegill angling will be nonexistent at Douma Park Pond; however, anglers will see an upswing to the fishery in the next few years. (2014)

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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.