Albia Upper Reservoir

General Information

County: Monroe
Location: 1 mile north of Albia on the east side of Highway 5
Acres: 22.00
Maximum Depth: 39.1 ft. (2014 - 39.1')
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Albia Upper Reservoir include:
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Shoreline
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  • 09/23/2021 - 250 Channel Catfish (9.4)
  • 09/04/2019 - 249 Channel Catfish (8.5)
  • 9/18/2017 - 59 Channel Catfish (8.2")
  • 9/12/2017 - 191 Channel Catfish (7.7")
  • 09/23/2015 - 349 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 10/29/2013 - 8,225 Redear Sunfish (2.0")
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:
  • Yellow Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
Very good bluegill fishery with many fish approaching 9". Largemouth abundance is high, most fish are less than 15".(2019)
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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.