Big Creek Lake, Iowa Fishing

Location and information: Big Creek Lake is located in Polk County, Iowa. This body of water covers approximately 814 acres which has a maximum depth around 51 feet. You will find boat ramps, kayaking, fish cleaning station, hiking, camping, boating and fishing here.

Big Creek Lake Fishing Photos

Species List: According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. This lake contains numerous species of popular fish. So, what type of fish will you find here? You can find Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Freshwater Drum, Bluegill, Carp, White Crappie, Yellow Perch, Musky, Walleye and Channel Catfish on these waters.

The top species to fish for here are

Bluegill: Daily limit of 25

Largemouth Bass: Daily limit of 3 which must be at least 15 inches

White Bass: No limit on size or quantity

White Crappie: Combined black and white crappie, 25 fish a day with no size limit

Yellow Perch: Daily limit of 25 with no size limit

Carp: No size or limit for carp

Walleye: Daily limit of 3, 17-22 inch fish must be released immediately and only one over 22 inches can be kept per day

Musky: Open from May 21st-November 30th, One fish allowed per day and must be over 40 inches

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