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Big Creek Lake

Polk County - Iowa
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2 miles north of Polk City

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Caught by Debra Woolsoncroft
Caught by Tyler  Goode

Frequently Asked Questions About Big Creek Lake, IA

How big is Big Creek Lake?
Big Creek Lake is approximately 814 sq acres (3.3 sq km) in size.

How deep is Big Creek Lake?
Big Creek Lake is approximately 51 feet (15.6 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Big Creek Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Drum (Sheepshead), Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, White Bass, White Crappie and Yellow Perch in Big Creek Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include River Carpsucker and White Sucker.

Are there places to stay in the Big Creek 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! Big Creek 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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Are there topographical lake maps available Big Creek 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 Big Creek 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 Big Creek 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 Big Creek Lake?
Iowa Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Big Creek 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 Big Creek 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.

2023 Mercedes Ultimate Coach
2023 Mercedes Ultimate Coach
24 ftSleeps 2
Urbandale, IA
Mercedes 8 Passenger Travel Van with TV's and Galley.
Mercedes 8 Passenger Travel Van with TV's and Galley.
24 ftSleeps 1
waukee, IA
Keystone Hideout easy pull for most mid size trucks and suvs!
Keystone Hideout easy pull for most mid size trucks and suvs!
18 ftSleeps 6
Des Moines, IA
Forest River Cherokee plenty of room for the Family!
Forest River Cherokee plenty of room for the Family!
28 ftSleeps 9
Des Moines, IA
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Controling Authority
Nate Anderson, Conservation Officer; 515-238-4849; [email protected]
Aron Arthur, Conservation Officer; 515-238-5006; [email protected]
Ben Dodd, Fisheries Biologist; 641-891-3795; [email protected]

What is the average air temp for Big Creek Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Big Creek 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 36°F (2°C) to a low around 20°F (-7°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 Big Creek Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Big Creek 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 Big Creek Lake...
Discovery Pond 3.0 mi 13 11 ft
Saylorville Reservoir 4.3 mi 4,970 44 ft
Bob Shetler 8.9 mi 37
Ankeny Lake (DMACC) 10.5 mi 14 16 ft
Carney Marsh 11.8 mi 14
Birdland Park Pond 15.6 mi 10
Dickcissell Lake 15.8 mi 13 8 ft
Snyder Pit 17.0 mi 10
Lake Petocka 17.4 mi 19 19 ft
Gray's Lake 17.9 mi 96 16 ft
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