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Middle Sabula Lake

General Information

County: Jackson
Location: W edge Sabula
Acres: 260.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: none

Amenities

Amenities at Middle Sabula Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Accessible Pier
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Gravel Boat Ramp

Fishing Report

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Fishing Forecast


Lake Maps


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Popular Fish Species at this Lake

Fish Stocking

  • 05/16/2013 - 10,925 Northern Pike (6.8")
  • 06/19/2012 - 17,979 Yellow Perch ()
  • 04/27/2012 - 10,050 Northern Pike (2.7")
  • 03/26/2012 - 50,000 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • 10/24/2011 - 1,700 Channel Catfish (3.0")
  • 10/19/2011 - 4,128 Bluegill (1.3")
  • 10/18/2011 - 13,000 Black Crappie (2.5")
  • 07/18/2011 - 43,340 Yellow Perch (1.5")

Regulations

The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Black Bullhead
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Black Crappie
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited; Mississippi River backwaters, combined black and white crappie - 50 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish; Mississippi River backwaters, combined bluegill and pumpkinseed - 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited; Mississippi River backwaters, combined bluegill and pumpkinseed - 50 fish
    • 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: Associated chutes and backwaters of border rivers are included where intermittent or constant flow occur. A 14-inch length limit applies to Mississippi River backwaters, and a 12-inch length limit applies to Missouri River backwaters.

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.

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