Lake Miami

General Information

County: Monroe
Location: 5 miles southeast of Lovilla
Acres: 140.00
Maximum Depth: 20 ft. (1986 - 20')
Motoring Restrictions: No Size Limit at No Wake

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Lake Miami include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
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  • 09/18/2015 - 1,218 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/25/2014 - 80,000 Bluegill (2")
  • 09/24/2014 - 24,000 Black Crappie (2")
  • 07/30/2014 - 200 Channel Catfish (adult)
  • 06/18/2014 - 12,200 Largemouth Bass (2")
  • 05/30/2014 - 3,018 Channel Catfish (2")
  • 04/15/2014 - 200 Largemouth Bass (adult)
  • 04/14/2014 - 27,000 Bluegill (2")
  • 12/04/2013 - 10,011 Bluegill (1.7")
  • 12/04/2013 - 2,924 Largemouth Bass (3.8")
  • 09/10/2010 - 1,366 Channel Catfish (9.2")
  • 05/24/2007 - 3,498 Channel Catfish (5.3")
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:
  • 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 developing quickly and largemouth are abundant. While most of these fish are around 12 inches in length, fish up to 20 inches are available. Bluegill up to 8 inches were sampled in fall of 2015. Crappie angling should develop by 2017. Channel catfish up to 24 inches are already available.(2016)

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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.