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Dalton Lake

General Information

County: Jackson
Location: 1m SE Preston
Acres: 2.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Amenities

Amenities at Dalton Lake include:
  • Camping

Fishing Report

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Fishing Forecast


Lake Maps

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Popular Fish Species at this Lake

Fish Stocking

  • Winter 2013 - 1,350 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • Winter 2013 - 2,950 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2012 - 800 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2012 - 4,255 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2011 - 950 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2011 - 3,820 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2010 - 325 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2010 - 3,276 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2009 - 200 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2009 - 3,776 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2008 - 273 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2008 - 4,287 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2007 - 225 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2007 - 3,649 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2006 - 600 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2006 - 400 Brown Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2006 - 2,440 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2005 - 1,350 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2005 - 450 Brown Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2005 - 2,050 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2004 - 225 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • annual 2004 - 3,060 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)

Regulations

The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Brook 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

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.

Lake Mini-report

Lake Reports Summary report information about selected (~130) lakes regarding water quality, upstream land use, usage, economic value and more. Reports are customizable by the user to include only that information which the user desires to include.

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.

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