Ottumwa Park Pond North

General Information

County: Wapello
Location: Inside Ottumwa city limits off Wapello Street
Acres: 3.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: Boats not allowed

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Ottumwa Park Pond North include:
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Community Fishing Location
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You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

  • annual 2015 - 201 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2015 - 3,799 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • 10/05/2015 - 50 Largemouth Bass (Adult)
  • 09/30/2015 - 4,600 Black Crappie (1.75")
  • 09/01/2015 - 2,500 Channel Catfish (Adult)
  • 09/10/2014 - 190 Channel Catfish (8")
  • Winter 2013 - 200 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • Winter 2013 - 3,300 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • 09/25/2013 - 1,285 Channel Catfish (8.0")
  • winter 2012 - 200 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • winter 2012 - 3,700 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
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:
Largemouth bass are abundant with fish up to 16 inches common. A few larger fish are present. Bluegill quality is good, with fish up to 8 inches. Crappie abundance is moderate with fish up to 10 inches. Channel catfish are abundant with good numbers of fish up to 20 inches available.(2017)

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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.