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Fogle Lake S.W.A.

General Information

County: Ringgold
Location: ½ mile west of Diagonal
Acres: 44.00
Maximum Depth: 24 ft. (1996)
Motoring Restrictions: No Size Limit at No Wake


Amenities at Fogle Lake S.W.A. include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp

Fishing Report

Most water temperatures in the Mount Ayr District lakes are below 80 degrees. River flows have increased and are variable with recent rains. The district includes Page, Taylor, Adams, Union, Ringgold, Decatur, Clarke, and Madison counties. For more information call: 641-464-3108.
Fogle lake access is good.
Bluegill - Fair: Bluegills up to 7.5 inches have been caught with worms near the jetties.

Fishing Forecast

Largemouth bass were sampled in moderate to high abundance. Bass were of all sizes with several exceeding 17 inches. Both bluegills and crappies were sampled in moderate abundance. Most bluegills sampled were 5 to 7 inches, and most crappies were 7 to 8 inches. (2013)

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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.