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Bob White Lake

General Information

County: Wayne
Location: 2 miles west of Allerton on the north side of J46
Acres: 96.00
Maximum Depth: 10.8 ft. (2012 - 10.8')
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Bob White Lake include:
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Beach
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Shoreline
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  • 10/02/2018 - 1,000 Channel Catfish (8.2)
  • fall 2016 - 1,312 Channel Catfish (9.4")
  • 10/05/2015 - 100 Largemouth Bass (Adult)
  • 10/01/2015 - 34,153 Bluegill (1.2")
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:
Unfortunately common carp abundance is extremely high. The fishery and water quality are both in poor condition. Largemouth bass abundance is low, bluegill quality is poor. Crappie abundance is moderate with some harvest-size fish available. Channel catfish abundance is relatively high.(2020)

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.