Upper Centerville Reservoir
South edge of Centerville
31.7 ft. (2007 - Data collected as part of the statewide lake mapping program.)
No Size Limit at No Wake
Amenities at Upper Centerville Reservoir include:
- Boat Access
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
Largemouth bass abundance is moderate but size structure is good. Many fish in the 12 to 19 inch range are available. Bluegill size quality is fair, with excellent numbers of 6 to 7 inch fish available. Yellow bass are abundance, but their size quality is poor and most are less than 8 inches.(2015)
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Popular Fish Species at this Lake
- 09/30/2009 - 1,648 Channel Catfish (7.0")
- 08/10/2006 - 570 Channel Catfish (7.3")
- 09/06/2005 - 4,687 Largemouth Bass (5")
- 08/26/2005 - 1,357 Channel Catfish (6.6")
The Fishing Regulations brochure
is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.
- 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
- Largemouth Bass
- Season: Continuous
- Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
- Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
- Length Limit: 15-inch minimum
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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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.