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Liberty Centre Pond

General Information

County: Johnson
Location: One block west off Hwy 965 on Cherry Street
Acres: 4.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Liberty Centre Pond include:
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Accessible Pier
  • Trails
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Accessible Shoreline
  • Community Fishing Location
Fishing reports are scarce due to lack of staff in most areas. For more information, try contacting the Lake Macbride Fisheries Station at 319-624-3615.
2000 trout were stocked in this North Liberty Pond. Remember, you must have a trout stamp to fish for and/or possess trout.
Rainbow Trout - Good: Try small jigs, spinners, spoons, scented baits, or worms.

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

  • March 2019 - 749 Brook Trout (10.8)
  • annual 2019 - 3,005 Rainbow Trout (10.8)
  • 09/30/2019 - 72 Channel Catfish (9.6)
  • 09/25/2018 - 73 Channel Catfish (9)
  • 4/24/2017 - 90 Bluegill (5"+)
  • 4/24/2017 - 105 Largemouth Bass (10"+)
  • 9/14/16 - 72 Channel Catfish (9.1")
  • 09/16/2014 - 72 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 06/20/2014 - 400 Largemouth Bass (2")
  • 10/08/2013 - 102 Channel Catfish (8.8")
  • 09/12/2012 - 500 Channel Catfish (8.6")
  • 09/12/2011 - 350 Channel Catfish (8.8")
  • 06/25/2010 - 325 Channel Catfish (5.0")
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:

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.