Seymour Reservoir

General Information

County: Wayne
Location: 1/2 mile south of Seymour on the west side of S60
Acres: 20.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors only

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Seymour Reservoir include:
  • Picnic Area
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
No recent updates
Download Printable Fishing Structures Map

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

  • 9/27/16 - 250 Channel Catfish (9.5")
  • 09/10/2014 - 250 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/04/2012 - 751 Channel Catfish (8.1")
  • 09/16/2011 - 210 Channel Catfish (8.8")
  • 09/07/2010 - 600 Channel Catfish (8.9")
  • 09/08/2009 - 255 Channel Catfish (8.0")
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:
  • White 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
Largemouth bass are very abundant. Most fish are less than 16-inches, but sampling in 2015 yielded fish approaching 22-inches long. Crappie abundance is high with fish up to 13-inches available. Bluegill numbers are also high with fair size quality.(2016)

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.