Saylorville Reservoir, Iowa Fishing

Location and information: Saylorville Reservoir is located in Polk County, Iowa. This body of water covers just under 5,000 acres of surface area which has a maximum depth around 44 feet. You will find boat ramps, kayaking, camping, hiking and fishing on this lake.

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, Wiper, Freshwater Drum, Bigmouth Buffalo, Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Carp, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Northern Pike, Flathead Catfish 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

Carp: No size or limit for carp

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

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