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Lake Meyer

General Information

County: Winneshiek
Location: Located 2.5 miles southwest of Calmar.
Acres: 40.00
Maximum Depth: 27 ft. (1975)
Motoring Restrictions: electric motors only


Amenities at Lake Meyer include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp

Fishing Report

Area rivers and streams are really looking good and fish activity has picked up. It looks like a fabulous summer weekend in Northeast Iowa. For more information on water levels, please visit this website at Summer trout stocking schedule is in effect. Call 563-927-5736 for daily stocking information. For more information, please call the Decorah Fish Hatchery at 563-382-8324.
Bluegill - Fair: Gills are biting but you may have to catch a few before you get the one you want. A light colored twistertail is best. Try using a small hunk of worm on a hook fished under a bobber.
Crappie - Fair: Try fishing in deeper water or near brush piles. A hook tipped with a minnow under a bobber is preferred.
Largemouth Bass - Good: Bass are hitting jigs tipped with twister tails or a crawdad imitation crankbait. Anglers are finding fish along the weedlines.

Fishing Forecast

Lake Maps

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Popular Fish Species at this Lake


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.