West Swan Lake S.W.M.A.

General Information

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

Nearby Parks

Fort Defiance State Park

Amenities

Amenities at West Swan Lake S.W.M.A. include:
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    • 04/28/2014 - 54,656 Northern Pike (Fry)
    • 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:

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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.