Iowa DNR's Twitter Iowa DNR's Flicker Iowa DNR's YouTube Iowa DNR's Pinterest Iowa DNR's Facebook | Iowa Outdoors Magazine | News | Contact Us

Site Search  search button

Heritage Pond

General Information

County: Dubuque
Location: N edge of Dubuque
Acres: 10.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

Amenities

Amenities at Heritage Pond include:
  • Boat Access
  • Accessible Pier
  • Restrooms
  • Carry Down Boat Launch

Fishing Report

The weekend forecast looks to be beautiful, interior rivers remain in excellent condition heading into the weekend. Anglers are doing good to excellent on walleye and smallmouth bass as we head into fall and the month of October. Trout streams remain in excellent condition also. For further information contact the Manchester District Office @ 563-927-3276.
Heritage Pond in Dubuque will be stocked with trout on Saturday, November 1st at 10:00 am.

Fishing Forecast


Lake Maps

Download Printable Lake Map

You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

Popular Fish Species at this Lake

Fish Stocking

  • Winter 2013 - 3,600 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • 09/30/2013 - 285 Channel Catfish (8.9")
  • winter 2012 - 5,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2011 - 45 Brook Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2011 - 3,372 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2010 - 3,350 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2009 - 4,667 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2008 - 6,210 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2007 - 5,220 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2006 - 3,000 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2005 - 3,510 Rainbow Trout (2-3/l)
  • winter 2004 - 3,043 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.

  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • 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:
  • 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.

Return

Menu