Big Spring Kids Trout Fishing Pond

General Information

County: Clayton
Location: On the grounds of the Big Spring Trout Hatchery
Acres: 0.15
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Big Spring Kids Trout Fishing Pond include:
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
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  • annual 2017 - 605 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2017 - 1,835 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2016 - 663 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2016 - 1,473 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2015 - 970 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2015 - 1,549 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2014 - 715 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2014 - 985 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2013 - 978 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2012 - 334 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2012 - 1,588 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2011 - 359 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2011 - 1,716 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2010 - 168 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2010 - 1,595 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.

  • Rainbow Trout
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 5 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 10 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: Anglers must have paid the Trout Fee to fish for or possess trout

Contacts

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.