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Blue Lake

Monona County - Iowa
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3 miles west of Onawa

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Frequently Asked Questions About Blue Lake, IA

How big is Blue Lake?
Blue Lake is approximately 269 sq acres (1.1 sq km) in size.

How deep is Blue Lake?
Blue Lake is approximately 11 feet (3.4 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Blue Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass and Northern Pike in Blue Lake.

What are the closest cities to Blue Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Onawa, IA, Decatur, NE and Whiting, IA.

Are there places to stay in the Blue Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Blue Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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What are the best fishing times for Blue Lake?
Today for Blue Lake, fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 7-9 am and 3-4 pm and 7-8 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Blue Lake Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there topographical lake maps available Blue Lake?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Blue Lake (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

Are there places to eat and drink near Blue Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What are the fishing regulations for Blue Lake?
Iowa Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Blue Lake that you need to know. For complete fishing regulations visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. To report a violation call (800) 532-2020 . Need a Iowa fishing license?

Explore the Blue Lake area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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Controling Authority
Gary Sisco, Conservation Officer; 712-420-1486; [email protected]
Ben Wallace, Fisheries Biologist; 712-657-2638; [email protected]

What is the average air temp for Blue Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Blue Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 77°F (25°C) to a low around 51°F (11°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Blue Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 1 state park in the vacinity of Blue Lake.

For more Iowa State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Blue Lake...
Lake Quinnebaugh 5.8 mi 169
Badger Lake 8.0 mi 62
Peters Park 16.0 mi 21
Southwood Conservation Area Pond (east) 16.6 mi 14 23 ft
Johnson Pit 16.7 mi 12 40 ft
Tekamah-Mud Creek Reservoir 9-A 16.7 mi 38
Tekamah-Mud Creek Reservoir 22-A 17.5 mi 10
Snyder Bend Lake 18.7 mi 375 12 ft
Oldham Lake 19.1 mi 12 18 ft
Tekamah-Mud Creek Reservoir 5-A 19.5 mi 180
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