West Swan Lake S.W.M.A.

General Information

County: Emmet
Location: 3m SE Gruver
Acres: 379.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at West Swan Lake S.W.M.A. include:
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    • 04/18/2011 - 111,353 Northern Pike (Fry)
    • 04/02/2010 - 799,995 Northern Pike (Fry)
    • 04/03/2009 - 1,038,639 Northern Pike (Fry)
    • 05/06/2008 - 10,157 Northern Pike (2.3")
    • 04/16/2008 - 500,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
    • 04/12/2008 - 474,351 Northern Pike (Fry)
    • 05/24/2007 - 5,022 Northern Pike (2.5")
    The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

    • Bigmouth Buffalo
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: none
      • Possession Limit: unlimited
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other:
    • Black Bullhead
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
      • Possession Limit: unlimited
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other:
    • 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
    • Common Carp
      • 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.
    • Northern Pike
      • Season: Continuous, except for boundary lakes
      • Daily Bag Limit: 3 fish
      • Possession Limit: 6 fish
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: Except for border lakes
    • White 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
    • Yellow Bullhead
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
      • Possession Limit: unlimited
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other:
    • Yellow Perch
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
      • Possession Limit: 50 fish
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other:

    Contacts

    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.

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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.