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Green Island Lake

General Information

County: Jackson
Location: 1m E green Island
Acres: 526.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: No Size Limit at No Wake

Amenities

Amenities at Green Island Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp

Fishing Report

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Fishing Forecast


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Popular Fish Species at this Lake

Fish Stocking

  • 04/19/2013 - 200,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • 06/19/2012 - 20,366 Yellow Perch (2.5")
  • 04/27/2012 - 4,568 Northern Pike (2.7")
  • 03/23/2012 - 250,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • 10/19/2011 - 5,000 Bluegill (1.3")
  • 10/18/2011 - 10,000 Black Crappie (2.5")
  • 04/21/2011 - 300,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • 10/02/2009 - 12,709 Yellow Perch (4.0")
  • 04/06/2009 - 500,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • 04/14/2008 - 355,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • 04/06/2007 - 42,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • April 2006 - 46,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • 04/16/2005 - 97,000 Northern Pike (Fry)

Regulations

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

  • 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; Mississippi River backwaters, combined black and white crappie - 50 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish; Mississippi River backwaters, combined bluegill and pumpkinseed - 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited; Mississippi River backwaters, combined bluegill and pumpkinseed - 50 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Largemouth Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
    • Length Limit: 15-inch minimum
    • Other: Associated chutes and backwaters of border rivers are included where intermittent or constant flow occur. A 14-inch length limit applies to Mississippi River backwaters, and a 12-inch length limit applies to Missouri River backwaters.
  • Northern Pike
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: 6 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: Associated chutes and backwaters of border rivers where intermittent or constant flow occur have the following limits: Mississippi River-5 fish daily bag, 10 fish possession limit; Missouri River-5 fish daily bag, 10 fish possession limit; Big Sioux River-6 fish daily bag, 12 fish possession limit

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

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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.

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