Greenwood/Ashworth Park Pond

General Information

County: Polk
Location:
Acres: 2.30
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Walnut Woods State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Greenwood/Ashworth Park Pond include:
  • Community Fishing Location
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  • 9/18/2017 - 40 Channel Catfish (8.2")
  • 7/8/16 - 300 Largemouth Bass (1.2")
  • 10/17/16 - 1,074 Bluegill (1.9")
  • 09/12/2011 - 92 Channel Catfish (8.8")
  • 06/24/2011 - 175 Largemouth Bass (1.2")
  • 06/24/2010 - 400 Largemouth Bass (1.2")
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:
The fishery is still recovering following the pond draining and sediment removal. The initial re-stocking of largemouth bass and bluegill did not take. Bass and bluegill were stocked again during 2017. The bass were catchable sizes of 10- to 13-inches by fall. The pond will be surveyed again in 2018 to see if any additional stocking is needed. (2017)

Contacts

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.