Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve Lake (west)

General Information

County: Jasper
Location: 6 miles southeast of Kellogg
Acres: 28.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Rock Creek State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve Lake (west) include:
  • Accessible Pier
  • Trails
  • Restrooms
  • 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:
  • Common Carp
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: May be taken by hand fishing, by snagging, by spear or by bow and arrow, day or night.
  • Largemouth Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
    • Length Limit: 18-inch minimum
    • Other:
  • White 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
Jacob Krumm Lake contains a quality fishery. Bluegill, black crappie, white crappie and largemouth bass were all sampled in good numbers. The better sized bluegill surveyed were 7 to 9 inches. The crappie fishery looks excellent. Black crappie ranged in size from 7.5 to 12.5 inches, with most being 9.5 to 11 inches. The white crappie ranged in size from 5 to 13.5 inches, with many in the 10.5 to 12.5 inch range. Most largemouth bass surveyed were 10 to 12 inches, with individuals up to 15.5 inches. Larger bass likely exist in the lake. Channel catfish were not targeted in 2016 surveys, but a good population is present will all sizes of fish available.(2016)

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.