4 miles north of Corning
No jet boats or jet skies allowed. Outboard and inboard-outboards only, no inboards.
Amenities at Lake Icaria include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Accessible Pier
- Boat Rental
- Picnic Area
- Accessible Facilities
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
|Fishing success has been variable on many lakes in the district. Most lakes have over 14 inches of ice, and colder temperatures have refrozen the rotted ice areas near the shoreline and ice conditions in these areas can be variable. For more information, call 641-464-3108.|
|Ice conditions have remained consistent with most of the lake having more than 14 inches of ice. Most fishing activity is on the roadbed and along the channel off the beach point. |
|Crappie - Slow: Crappies up to nine inches are being caught with minnows in the evening along the roadbed.|
|Bluegill - Slow: Bluegills up to 7.5 inches are being caught on waxworms along the roadbed.|
|Walleye - Slow: Walleyes up to 20 inches are being caught on minnows along the roadbed in the evenings.|
Largemouth bass were sampled in moderate to high abundance. Bass sampled were of all sizes with several exceeding 18 inches. Walleyes were sampled in moderate abundance with several exceeding 23 inches. Bluegills were sampled in low abundance with few exceeding 7.5 inches. Crappies were sampled in moderate to high abundance with most ranging between 7 to 9 inches. Channel catfish were sampled in high abundance and in all sizes.(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.