4 miles West of Solon
45 ft. (2003 - Data collected as part of the statewide lake mapping project (USGS provided soundings).)
Motors exceeding 10 hp are permitted from September 8 to May 20 at no wake speed.
Amenities at Lake Macbride include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Accessible Pier
- Boat Rental
- Picnic Area
- Accessible Facilities
- Good/Excellent Shorefishing
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
- Accessible Shoreline
|For more information, contact the Lake Macbride Fisheries Station at 319-624-3615.|
|Channel Catfish - Fair: |
|Crappie - Fair: Some fish are being caught around shallow wood.|
|White Bass - Fair: Look for schooling fish chasing new shad in open water.|
|Remember, the 10hp maximum at no wake speed is in effect. Anglers should keep in mind the lake is stratified and there is no oxygen below 10' of depth.|
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