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Lake Geode

General Information

County: Henry
Location: 4 miles southwest of Danville
Acres: 185.70
Maximum Depth: 43.8 ft. (2021 - 43.8 feet)
Motoring Restrictions: No Size Limit at No Wake

Nearby Parks

Geode State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Lake Geode include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Beach
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Shoreline
  • Fish Cleaning Station
For more information on the ice conditions on the above lakes call the Lake Darling Fisheries Station at (319) 694-2430
Open water. A few boats out earlier in the week but mostly just to get out on the water.
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  • 8/9/22 - 185 Largemouth Bass (8.1)
  • 5/31/22 - 17,400 Channel Catfish (2)
  • 10/4/22 - 888 Largemouth Bass (3.2)
  • October 2021 - 137,584 Bluegill (3)
  • 10/22/2021 - 53,760 Redear Sunfish (2)
  • 9/19/16 - 2,435 Channel Catfish (9.1")
  • 09/24/2014 - 2,437 Channel Catfish (8")
  • Brittle Naiad
  • Curlyleaf Pondweed
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Black Crappie
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Channel Catfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 8 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 30 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • 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:
Fingerling channel catfish and advanced fingerling largemouth bass were stocked in the lake in June and August, respectively. Adult black crappies were stocked as well.(2022)
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Contacts

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.