Alice Wyth Lake

General Information

County: Black Hawk
Location: north edge of Waterloo
Acres: 60.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

Nearby Parks

George Wyth State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Alice Wyth Lake include:
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Shoreline
  • Community Fishing Location
The wintry weather and snow accumulation has set in across Iowa. There have been few to no reports this past week with the heavy snowfall. Trout streams are in excellent condition, for further information contact the N.E. District Office at 563-927-3276.
There have been a few reports of anglers catching bluegill and crappie on Alice Wyth Lake. Some sorting may be required.
Bluegill - Fair: Try fishing a jig tipped with a waxworm just off of the bottom for a good bluegill bite.
Black Crappie - Fair: Fish a jig tipped with a waxworm or crappie minnow. Look for suspended fish or near the bottom.
Download Printable Lake Map

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

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:
  • 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
  • Common Carp
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: May be taken by hand fishing, by snagging, by spear or by bow and arrow, day or night.
  • 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:
  • White Sucker
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: May be taken by hand fishing, by snagging, by spear or by bow and arrow, day or night.

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.