Larson Lake

General Information

County: Cherokee
Location: 2 1/2 miles east, 2 miles north of Aurelia
Acres: 12.00
Maximum Depth: 12 ft. (1990)
Motoring Restrictions: Electric motors only

Nearby Parks


Amenities at Larson Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Carry Down Boat Launch
No recent updates
Download Printable Lake Map

You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

  • 09/24/2014 - 215 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/17/2012 - 215 Channel Catfish (8.6")
  • 09/16/2010 - 172 Channel Catfish (8.9")
  • 09/15/2008 - 215 Channel Catfish (7.5")
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:
  • 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:
This lake is managed for a high density channel catfish population. Advanced fingerling catfish are stocked on a regular basis at a higher rate than typical lakes.(2017)


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.