Green Valley Lake
2 1/2 miles northwest of Creston
23.4 ft. (2006 - Data collected as part of the statewide lake mapping program.)
No motor restriction at no wake speed except for ski area
Amenities at Green Valley Lake include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Accessible Pier
- Picnic Area
- Accessible Facilities
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|Water temperatures in the Mount Ayr District area lakes have increased over the past week with most lakes returning into the 80's. Also, most rivers have returned to base flow. The district includes Page, Taylor, Adams, Union, Ringgold, Decatur, Clarke, and Madison counties. For more information call: 641-464-3108.|
|Channel Catfish - Slow: Catfish up to 20 inches have been caught on cutbait along the rock structure and jetties.|
|Largemouth Bass - Good: Largemouth bass up to 17 inches have been caught using crankbaits and plastics along the rock structure and cedar tree piles.|
|Green Valley Lake access is good.|
Largemouth bass were sampled in high abundance with most bass ranging from 13 to 17 inches. Bluegills were sampled in low to moderate numbers with several exceeding 8 inches. Crappies were sampled in moderate abundance with most ranging from 9 to 10 inches.(2013)
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