Fife's Grove Park Pond

General Information

County: Ringgold
Location: 1 mile north of Mount Ayr
Acres: 1.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks


Amenities at Fife's Grove Park Pond include:
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Picnic Area
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
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You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

  • 09/07/2011 - 77 Channel Catfish (8.3")
  • 06/29/2010 - 2,760 Largemouth Bass (1.9")
  • 09/09/2009 - 43 Channel Catfish (7.3")
  • 09/05/2007 - 36 Channel Catfish (8.0")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • 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:
Largemouth bass were sampled in low abundance. All bass sampled were between 8 and 16 inches. Bluegills and crappies were stocked after standard sampling efforts.(2013)


Fish Surveys

Lake Fish Survey Data Data from the most recent fisheries survey of this lake is provided on this external web site. This data may include information from various netting surveys and/or electroshocking surveys. Data includes numbers of fish sampled, and fish size ranges. Not all lakes are sampled every year.

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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.