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Gateway Park South

General Information

County: Iowa
Location: On the North edge of Marengo
Acres: 44.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Gateway Park South include:
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Shoreline
For more information, contact the Lake Macbride Fisheries Station at 319-624-3615.
Bluegill - Good: Fish are in shallow.
Largemouth Bass - Fair: Fish are in shallow.
Black Crappie - Good: Fish are 7-10' down.
Walleye - Good:
Yellow Perch - Fair:

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

  • 09/18/2019 - 795 Channel Catfish (8.8)
  • 10/04/2018 - 793 Channel Catfish (8.7)
  • 10/6/16 - 757 Channel Catfish (9.1")
  • 10/21/16 - 2,200 Red shiner (Fingerling)
  • 09/17/2014 - 758 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/14/2012 - 1,176 Channel Catfish (8.6")
  • 06/28/2011 - 1,000 Largemouth Bass (1.3")
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:
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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.