Maynes Grove Lake

General Information

County: Franklin
Location: 5 miles south of Hampton
Acres: 11.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: electric motors only

Nearby Parks

Beeds Lake State Park


Amenities at Maynes Grove Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Gravel Boat Ramp
No recent updates

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

  • 9/14/16 - 198 Channel Catfish (9.1")
  • 09/09/2014 - 200 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/13/2012 - 200 Channel Catfish (8.7")
  • 09/14/2010 - 160 Channel Catfish (9.2")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • 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 6- 8-inches available, largemouth bass mainly 8- to 13-inches with a few larger fish available, and a good population of channel catfish in a variety of sizes available. Crappie are also occasionally caught.(2016)


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.