Clear Lake, Iowa Fishing

Location and information: Clear Lake is located in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. This body of water covers approximately 3,684 acres which has a maximum depth around 18 feet. You will find boat ramps, kayaking, camping, restrooms, hiking and fishing here.

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, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Bass, Freshwater Drum, Bigmouth Buffalo, Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Carp, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Musky, Walleye, Northern Pike 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

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

White Bass: No limit on size or quantity

Black 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

Northern Pike: Daily limit of 3, no size limit except for bordering lakes

Musky: One fish allowed per day and must be over 40 inches

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