Ambroson Pit (north)

General Information

County: Winnebago
Location: 3 1/2 miles north of Forest City
Acres: 4.28
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

Nearby Parks

Rice Lake State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Ambroson Pit (north) include:
  • Boat Access
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Gravel Boat Ramp
No recent updates

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

  • 9/27/16 - 75 Channel Catfish (9.5")
  • 10/03/2014 - 75 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 05/14/2014 - 50 Bluegill (Adult)
  • 05/14/2014 - 30 Largemouth Bass (Adult)
  • 09/18/2012 - 72 Channel Catfish (8.4")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Bigmouth Buffalo
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Black Bullhead
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Green Sunfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • 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:
  • Yellow Bullhead
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:

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.