Big Spring Kids Trout Fishing Pond

General Information

County: Clayton
Location: On the grounds of the Big Spring Trout Hatchery
Acres: 0.15
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks

Amenities

Amenities at Big Spring Kids Trout Fishing Pond include:
  • Restrooms
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
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  • Annual 2021 - 2,110 Rainbow Trout (12)
  • Annual 2020 - 2,829 Rainbow Trout (12)
  • annual 2019 - 948 Brook Trout (10.8)
  • annual 2019 - 1,135 Rainbow Trout (10.8)
  • annual 2018 - 813 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2018 - 1,180 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2017 - 605 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2017 - 1,835 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2016 - 663 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2016 - 1,473 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2015 - 970 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2015 - 1,549 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2014 - 715 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2014 - 985 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2013 - 978 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2012 - 334 Brook Trout (2-3/lb)
  • annual 2012 - 1,588 Rainbow Trout (2-3/lb)
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Rainbow Trout
    • Season: continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined trout species, 2 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined trout species, 2 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: At this youth-centered fishery, anglers are limited to 2 trout.
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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.