Iowa Lake (Iowa Co.)

General Information

County: Iowa
Location: 5 miles North of Millersburg
Acres: 107.00
Maximum Depth: 32 ft. (1988 - Information taken from Clean Lakes Classification Study of Iowa's Lakes for Restoration (Bachmann, et al, 1993).)
Motoring Restrictions: No Size Limit at No Wake

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Iowa Lake (Iowa Co.) include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Picnic Area
  • Beach
  • Trails
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
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  • 10/04/2018 - 1,500 Channel Catfish (8.4)
  • 9/21/16 - 1,498 Channel Catfish (9.1")
  • 09/16/2014 - 1,498 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 10/08/2013 - 1,605 Channel Catfish (8.8")
  • 09/14/2012 - 140 Channel Catfish (8.5")
  • 09/14/2012 - 2,139 Channel Catfish (8.5")
  • 05/17/2010 - 4,529 Channel Catfish (5.0")
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:
Bluegill numbers are good with many 6- to 8-fish. Some redear sunfish are here and most are 8- to 10-inch. Crappie numbers are moderate with two group sizes most prevalent; 7- to 8-inch fish and 10- to 11-inch fish. Largemouth bass numbers are moderate with the majority of fish 12- to 16-inches.(2015)

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.