Grade Lake

General Information

County: Clarke
Location:
Acres: 15.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Grade Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Trails
  • Gravel Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Shoreline
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  • 9/26/2017 - 151 Channel Catfish (9.3")
  • 09/24/2015 - 150 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/23/2013 - 545 Channel Catfish (8.7")
  • 09/06/2011 - 279 Channel Catfish (8.5")
  • 09/08/2009 - 306 Channel Catfish (8.0")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Black Bullhead
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • 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:
  • Green Sunfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • 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:
Low numbers of bluegills and crappies were captured in 2017. However, most of the bluegills captured were 8-9 inches in length and most of the crappies were 10-12 inches in length. Good numbers of largemouth bass were sampled most in the 12-14 inch length range.(2017)

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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.