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Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve Lake (west)

General Information

County: Jasper
Location: 6 miles southeast of Kellogg
Acres: 28.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Rock Creek State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve Lake (west) include:
  • Accessible Pier
  • Trails
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
No recent updates

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  • 09/19/2019 - 302 Channel Catfish (8.8)
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:
  • 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.
  • Largemouth Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
    • Length Limit: 18-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
Jacob Krumm Lake has a quality fishery. Bluegill, black crappie, white crappie and largemouth bass were sampled in good numbers. The better sized bluegill surveyed were 7- to 8.5-inches. The crappie fishery looks excellent. Black crappie were 5.5- to 11.5-inches. White crappie were 7- to 12-inches, with many 7- to 9-inch fish. Most largemouth bass surveyed were 12.5- to 16-inches, with fish up to 17.5-inches. Larger bass likely exist in the lake. Channel catfish were not targeted in 2018 surveys, but a good population is present will all sizes of fish available.(2019)

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.