Green Valley Lake
2 1/2 miles northwest of Creston
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
|A few anglers are beginning to venture out on ponds. Most of the lakes are ice covered but conditions vary widely. The smaller water bodies may have several inches but the thickness will vary greatly. The larger lakes will likely have areas with good ice and other areas with ice too thin to support people. Be careful.|
|Most of the lake is ice covered. A lot of the good ice fishing spots have frozen over within the past few days and the ice be too thin. Check the thickness in several spots along you route.|
|Bluegill - Slow: A lot of nice sized bluegills in the deeper water just off the bottom near the tree pile in the middle of the lake. |
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)
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.