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Iowa Lake (Emmet Co.)

General Information

County: Emmet
Location: 6 miles north of Armstrong
Acres: 802.00
Maximum Depth: 9.4 ft. (1994)
Motoring Restrictions: none

Nearby Parks

Okamanpedan State Park


Amenities at Iowa Lake (Emmet Co.) include:
  • Boat Access
  • Camping
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
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You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

  • 5/9/22 - 409,275 Walleye (Fry)
  • 05/18/2018 - 34,715 Walleye (Fry)
  • 04/22/2014 - 861,552 Northern Pike (Fry)
  • Curlyleaf Pondweed
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, 15 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black and white crappie, 15 fish
    • Length Limit:
    • Other:
  • Northern Pike
    • Season: Open from May 3, 2014 through February 15, 2015
    • Daily Bag Limit: 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: 3 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: When fishing in water in which you are not licensed you must comply with the state having the more restrictive regulations.
  • Yellow Perch
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 30 fish
    • Possession Limit: 30 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
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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.