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MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY
WINDS NORTHWEST @ 24MPH
HUMIDITY 100%
VISIBILITY 9MI
DEW POINT 26°

Lake Anita

Cass County, IA
Cass County, IA
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1/2 mile south of Anita
159 acres
LAKE SIZE
33 feet
MAX DEPTH
1276 feet
ELEVATION
BOATING RESTRICTIONS
No Size Limit at No Wake
AMENITIES
Boat Landing
Camping
Public Beach
Trails
Playground
Restrooms
Accessible Shoreline
Fish Cleaning Station
Picnicking
FISH TO CATCH
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Channel Catfish
Green Sunfish
Largemouth Bass
Redear Sunfish
Walleye
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Lake Anita.
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FISHING REPORT
Lakes and ponds are beginning to form ice. For information on lakes in the Southwest District call the Cold Springs office at (712) 769-2587.

Largemouth Bass - No Report:

Black Crappie - No Report: Look for crappies drifting the roadbeds and around deep tree piles. Fish average 9 inches.

Bluegill - No Report: Look for bluegills around deep structure and along creek channel edges.

Source: Iowa DNR

FISHING FORECAST
Expect to find 8- to 9-inch bluegills and 13- to 18-inch largemouth bass. The 2019 fish surveys show two age classes of black crappie; 10-11 inch and 8-9 inch that will provide good crappie fishing in 2020. Channel catfish maintenance stockings produced a good population of 15- to 17-inch fish with some trophy sized >20-inch fish in the population. Fingerling walleye stocked by the Friends of Lake Anita has generated a lot of excitement as some of those walleyes now exceed 20-inches. Lake Anita is one of the better overall fishing lakes in SW Iowa.(2020)

AREA PARKS/PUBLIC LAND
PLACES TO STAY
STAY 22: Lake Anita
CONTACT / CONTROLLING AUTHORITY
Grant Gelly, Conservation Officer; 712-250-0303; [email protected]
Bryan Hayes, Fisheries Biologist; 712-769-2587; [email protected]
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