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New Albin Big Lake

General Information

County: Allamakee
Acres: 200.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:


Amenities at New Albin Big Lake include:

    Fishing Report

    The Missouri River at Decatur, Nebraska is at 22.2ft. /34,700 cfs./73degrees fahrenheit. The Missouri River has risen .29 feet from last week. The Missouri River has changed from the recent high water, watch out for logs and sandbars that are potential hazards. Most of the boat ramps are open on the Iowa and Nebraska side of the Missouri. Some ramps are still muddy and not accessible with the dropping of water levels on the Missouri River.
    Channel Catfish - Slow: Fishing continues to be slow on the Missouri a few channel catfish are being caught rod and reel and on trotlines. Dipbaits, worms, chubs, and cutbait are baits of choice.
    Flathead Catfish - Fair: A few flathead catfish are being caught on trotlines and rod and reel. Live baits or fresh cubait works best for flatheads.

    Fishing Forecast

    Lake Maps

    You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

    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.