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Lost Grove Lake

General Information

County: Scott
Location: Six miles east of Eldridge
Acres: 400.00
Maximum Depth: 50 ft. (2015)
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 Office at (319) 694-2430.
Bluegill - Slow: The bluegills are out deep. Work the habitat in 12-16 foot of water. The anglers catching much are vertical jigging small jigs tipped with a little live bait.
Largemouth Bass - Slow: The bass have set up shop out in 8-12 foot of water around the flooded trees.
The winds aren't helping the boats get around the lake much. Water remains very clear. Most of the fish have gone deep and are getting ready for winter.
For more information on the above lakes call the Lake Darling Fisheries Office at (319) 694-2430.
Bluegill - Slow: The bluegills are out deep. Work the habitat in 12-16 foot of water. The anglers catching much are vertical jigging small jigs tipped with a little live bait.
Largemouth Bass - Slow: The bass have set up shop out in 8-12 foot of water around the flooded trees.
The fish are getting ready for the ice to start forming. Look for them out deep around the habitat where you find them during the ice fishing season.
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You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

  • 06/10/2019 - 12,001 Walleye (1.9)
  • 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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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.