Keg Creek Lake
2 miles southwest of Pacific Junction
Electric Motors Only
Amenities at Keg Creek Lake include:
- Boat Access
- Carry Down Boat Launch
Keg Creek Lake is a borrow lake along I-29 in Mills County. Like all the borrow lake in this area the quality of the fish populations are affected by fluctuating water levels and rough fish populations. Keg Creek was last surveyed for fish in 2007 and the results showed black crappie aboundant in the 6-inch range. Continued growth of these crappies is needed for them to reach a harvestable size. Bluegills were all equal or less than 6-inches. Common carp ranged from 16 to 22-inches. Channel catfish are stocked in odd numbered years to provide catfishing at Keg Creek. Largemouth bass are also present in the system and regulated with a 15-inch minimum length limit to prevent over harvest.(2012)
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