Yellow River

General Information

County: Allamakee
Location: T96N, R6W, S3 to T96N, R4W, S24
Acres: 25.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Yellow River State Forest
Pikes Peak State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Yellow River include:
  • Carry Down Boat Launch
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  • 05/22/2015 - 50,000 Rainbow Trout (4")
  • 06/13/2014 - 50,000 Rainbow Trout (2")
  • 06/11/2014 - 33,000 Brown Trout (2")
  • 06/11/2013 - 44,555 Rainbow Trout (4.0")
  • 05/06/2013 - 50,000 Brown Trout (4.0")
  • 05/09/2012 - 48,000 Brown Trout (2.1")
  • 05/09/2012 - 50,000 Rainbow Trout (2.2")
  • 05/24/2011 - 50,000 Rainbow Trout (2.2")
  • 05/23/2011 - 47,684 Brown Trout (2.0")
  • 05/26/2010 - 50,000 Rainbow Trout (2.4")
  • 05/19/2009 - 50,000 Brown Trout (4.0")
  • 05/19/2009 - 50,000 Rainbow Trout (4.0")
  • 05/15/2008 - 50,000 Brown Trout (4.0")
  • 05/07/2008 - 50,000 Rainbow Trout (4.0")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Brown 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
  • 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
  • Smallmouth Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
    • Length Limit: 12-inch minimum
    • Other:
  • White Sucker
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: May be taken by hand fishing, by snagging, by spear or by bow and arrow, day or night.

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.