Maynes Grove Lake

General Information

County: Franklin
Location: 5 miles south of Hampton
Acres: 11.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: electric motors only

Nearby Parks

Beeds Lake State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Maynes Grove Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Gravel Boat Ramp
No recent updates

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  • 9/14/16 - 198 Channel Catfish (9.1")
  • 09/09/2014 - 200 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/13/2012 - 200 Channel Catfish (8.7")
  • 09/14/2010 - 160 Channel Catfish (9.2")
  • 09/09/2008 - 200 Channel Catfish (7.5")
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:
Bluegill 6-8 inches available, largemouth bass mainly 8-13 inches with a few larger fish available, and a good population of channel catfish in a variety of sizes available. Crappie are also occasionally caught.(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.