Moorland Pond

General Information

County: Webster
Acres: 23.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

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Amenities at Moorland Pond include:
    Approximately 1,500 rainbow trout were stocked on January 23, 2016. At that time there was around 16 inches of ice. Use caution when venturing out and check ice depths frequently.
    Most lakes in the Black Hawk District have approximately 8-16 inches of ice. As always, use caution and check ice depths frequently. For more information contact the Black Hawk District Office at 712-657-2638.
    Rainbow Trout - Good: Anglers are catching trout using live minnows fished under a bobber, small tube and twister jigs, in-line spinners, small casting spoons, and power baits.

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

    • Winter 2013 - 3,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
    • winter 2012 - 3,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
    • 09/19/2012 - 250 Channel Catfish (8.6")
    • 11/16/2011 - 1,500 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
    The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.


      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.

      Lake Mini-report

      Lake Reports Summary report information about selected (~130) lakes regarding water quality, upstream land use, usage, economic value and more. Reports are customizable by the user to include only that information which the user desires to include.

      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.