Plainfield

General Information

County: Bremer
Location:
Acres: 25.00
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions: No Size Limit at No Wake

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Plainfield include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
No recent updates
Download Printable Lake Map

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

  • 9/27/2017 - 361 Channel Catfish (9.3")
  • 09/30/2015 - 451 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 10/04/2013 - 457 Channel Catfish (8.7")
  • 09/15/2011 - 450 Channel Catfish (8.7")
  • 09/21/2009 - 450 Channel Catfish (8.4")
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: 15-inch minimum
    • Other:
  • Yellow Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
Plainfield Lake is a consistent producer of quality bluegill and largemouth bass. Fishing can be difficult at times with very clear water conditions, but fish surveys find bluegill over 8-inches and largemouth bass over 20-inches long. Lake water levels can fluctuate many feet during a year in response to drought or wet weather conditions. (2015)

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.