Lost Grove Lake

General Information

County: Scott
Location: Six miles east of Eldridge
Acres: 400.00
Maximum Depth: 62 ft. (2014)
Motoring Restrictions: Any size motor operated at 5 mph or less

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Lost Grove Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Accessible Pier
  • Trails
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Shoreline
For more information on the above lakes call the Lake Darling Fisheries Station at (319)694-2430
Black Crappie - Fair: Crappie fishing remains fair and anglers continue to pick up crappies out around edges of the flooded timber in 8 to 10 foot of water. vertical jigging or using slip bobber and minnow.
Bluegill - Fair: The nicer bluegills remain out in deeper water. Smaller ones are in shallow.
Channel Catfish - Fair: Anglers continue to catch catfish below the causeway.
Largemouth Bass - Good: Bass fishing is starting to pick up especially just about dark. Work them out along the edges of the weed beds and out around the trees and brush piles in 4-6 foot of water using soft plastics.
Water temperature is bouncing from 78 to 80. Water has a green tint to it but it's not too bad.
For more information on the above lakes call the Lake Darling Fisheries Station at (319)694-2430
Water temperature is bouncing from 78 to 80. the water was still pretty green a couple of days ago. The rain helped knock that down some.
Black Crappie - Fair: Crappie fishing remains fair and anglers continue to pick up crappies out around edges of the flooded timber in 8 to 10 foot of water. vertical jigging or using slip bobber and minnow.
Largemouth Bass - Good: Bass fishing is starting to pick up especially just about dark. Work them out along the edges of the weed beds and out around the trees and brush piles in 4-6 foot of water using soft plastics.
Bluegill - Fair: The nicer bluegills remain out in deeper water. Smaller ones are in shallow.
Channel Catfish - Fair: Anglers continue to catch catfish below the causeway.
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  • 09/19/2018 - 2,401 Channel Catfish (8.6)
  • 06/05/2018 - 11,974 Walleye (1.44)
  • 05/11/2018 - 200 Muskellunge (11.8)
  • 5/30/2017 - 15,090 Walleye (1.7")
  • 9/12/16 - 2,399 Channel Catfish (8.9")
  • 6/7/16 - 11,366 Walleye (1.8")
  • 5/9/16 - 203 Muskellunge (14.5")
  • 05/28/2015 - 11,997 Walleye (2")
  • 09/10/2014 - 2,400 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 06/02/2014 - 12,048 Walleye (2")
  • 05/20/2014 - 200 Muskellunge (10.5")
  • 09/24/2013 - 2,803 Channel Catfish (8.1")
  • 06/28/2013 - 40,140 Largemouth Bass (1.5")
  • 06/10/2013 - 12,055 Walleye (1.8")
  • 05/13/2013 - 40,023 Channel Catfish (2.2")
  • 05/13/2013 - 200 Muskellunge (12.5")
  • 10/24/2012 - 1,750 Largemouth Bass (4.4")
  • 10/23/2012 - 64,116 Redear Sunfish (0.8")
  • 10/12/2012 - 30,000 Bluegill (1.8")
  • 07/18/2012 - 131,000 Bluegill (1")
  • 09/09/2010 - 448 Channel Catfish (9.0")
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: 18-inch minimum
    • Other:
  • Muskellunge
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined: muskellunge and tiger muskellunge, 1 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined: muskellunge and tiger muskellunge, 1 fish
    • Length Limit: 40-inch minimum
    • Other:
  • Walleye
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined walleye, sauger and saugeye; 5 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined walleye, sauger and saugeye; 10 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • 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

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