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CURRENTLY 67°
OVERCAST
WINDS EAST @ 6MPH
HUMIDITY 93%
VISIBILITY 10MI
DEW POINT 64°

Lake Wapello

Davis County, IA
Davis County, IA
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7 miles west of Drakesville on the west side of V17
289 acres
LAKE SIZE
35 feet
MAX DEPTH
778 feet
ELEVATION
BOATING RESTRICTIONS
No Size Limit at No Wake
AMENITIES
Boat Landing
Camping
Public Beach
Trails
Boat Rentals
Playground
Restrooms
Accessible Pier
Fish Cleaning Station
Picnicking
FISH TO CATCH
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Channel Catfish
Hybrid Striped Bass
Largemouth Bass
Redear Sunfish
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Lake Wapello.
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FISHING REPORT
Contact the Rathbun Fish Hatchery at 641-647-2406 with questions about fishing in south central Iowa.

Black Crappie - Slow: Try jig and minnows around the submerged structure.

Bluegill - Fair: Try small jigs around the shorelines and the submerged structure.

Channel Catfish - Fair: Use nightcrawlers or cut bait along shorelines in 4-8 feet of water.

Largemouth Bass - Fair: Try spinnerbaits or crankbaits fished around submerged structures.

Source: Iowa DNR

FISHING FORECAST
They hybrid striped bass fishery was evaluated in 2017. Fish up to 20 inches were captured. These stockings were part of a statewide research project that ended in 2016; new stockings are not expected.(2017)

AREA PARKS/PUBLIC LAND
PLACES TO SAY
STAY 22: Lake Wapello
CONTACT / CONTROLLING AUTHORITY
Mark Flammang, Fisheries Biologist; 641-647-2406; [email protected]
Matt Rush, Conservation Officer; 641-777-7805; [email protected]
Bob Stuchel, Conservation Officer; 641-777-2169; [email protected]
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