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Rodgers Park Lake

General Information

County: Benton
Location: 3.5 miles Northwest of Vinton
Acres: 22.00
Maximum Depth: 14.9 ft. (2015)
Motoring Restrictions: Electric motors only

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Rodgers Park Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Accessible Pier
  • Picnic Area
  • Beach
  • Trails
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Hard Surface Boat Ramp
Some areas have unsafe ice hidden under the snow. Use caution if venturing out. For more information, contact the Lake Macbride Fisheries Station at 319-624-3615.
Black Crappie - Fair: Fish are reported as 10-12".
Bluegill - Fair: Fish are reported as 5-8".
Ice is reported as 9-10". Most activity has been towards the North end of the lake around brush.
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  • 09/23/2019 - 394 Channel Catfish (9.4)
  • 09/05/2019 - 7,681 Redear Sunfish (1.4)
  • 09/26/2018 - 400 Channel Catfish (8.9)
  • 10/21/16 - 1,100 Red shiner (Fingerling)
  • 10/10/16 - 397 Channel Catfish (9.3")
  • 09/18/2014 - 396 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 05/16/2012 - 2,216 Channel Catfish (6.2")
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:
  • Green Sunfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: none
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • 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:

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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.